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Graduate Checklist

Graduation Central

Make plans to attend Graduation Central on either Tuesday, March 8th or Wednesday, March 9th from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. It will be held in the UCO Bookstore. Graduates can pick up their caps and gowns, order announcements and class rings. The first 100 graduates get a free stole! There will also be door prizes.

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Ceremony Questions
(Special accommodations...)

Graduation Support
(Tickets, diplomas...)

Click Here to Download the Commencement Program

UCO Nursing Ceremony: Saturday, May 7th at 4:00 p.m. in the Nigh University Center Ballrooms
CFAD Reception: TBD
CEPS Reception for Master's students and Psychology undergraduates:  Friday, May 6th, 5:00-6:00 the Will Rogers Room 421, Nigh University Center
CEPS Reception for Undergraduate students (except for Psychology students): Friday, May 6th, 1:00-2:00 p.m., in the Will Rogers Room 421, Nigh University Center
CLA Reception for Master's students: Friday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m. in LAR 211 Reception Room, second floor of the LA building, prior to Commencement at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
CLA Reception for Undergraduate students: Saturday, May 7 at 4:00 p.m. in the first floor foyer, prior to Commencement at 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
CMS Reception: May 7th from 11:30-1:00 p.m. in Howell Hall Atrium

Spring 2016 Commencement Dates

Commencement is held in Hamilton Field House located off of Ayers Street

Friday, May 6th    3:00 p.m.

College of Education & Professional Studies
(except Psychology majors)

Friday, May 6th 7:00 p.m. Jackson College of Graduate Studies including
Psychology majors

Saturday,May 7th 10:00 a.m.

College of Business (undergraduates)

Saturday, May 7th 2:00 p.m.

College of Fine Arts and Design (includes ACM)
College of Mathematics and Science (undergraduates)

Saturday, May 7th 6:00 p.m.

College of Liberal Arts (undergraduates)

If you have questions please contact Ryan Brendle,,  974-2392 or Dr. Lori Beasley,, 405-974-2535.

Commencement in 60 seconds 

The Office of Information Technology produced a 60-second, time-lapse video of the UCO 2016 Spring Commencement.