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The DSA Office is here for our students from application to graduation.  The information on this page will help orientate our new students, provide current student forms, and get you ready for graduation.

New Students

Please review our Welcome Packet below, it contains lots of helpful information for newly admitted DSA students.

All Students

Enrollment Requirements

Fall and SpringSummer*Final Semester
9 hours full time6 hours full timeMinimum 2 hours
5 hours half time3 hours half timeMinimum 2 hours

* International students whose first semester is in the summer semester must enroll in 6 credit hours.  All other times summer enrollment is optional

Add / Drop - 3 credit hour class

Second Friday of semesterSecond Friday of semester5th day of class

Add / Drop - 1 credit hour class

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All required Forms are available on the Graduate College website.

All M.S. Students must complete a Program of Study their second semester.

Thesis students must also complete a Master's Thesis Topic and Committee Membership Form with their program of study.  In their final semester they must also submit their Request Authority for Thesis Defense form.

All Graduate Certificate Students must complete a Program Report Form their first semester.


DSA 5900 Professional Practice

All students will complete DSA 5900 Professional Practice as part of their degree.  To help prepare for this class please review the syllabus and these helpful documents:

Graduation 2019

Convocation is a formal ceremony for Gallogly College of Engineering Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy graduates and their guests.

Please join for us Commencement!

7 p.m. | Friday, May 8, 2020
The Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium


Gallogly College of Engineering Convocation

10:00 a.m. | Saturday, December 14, 2019
McCasland Field House

151 E. Brooks Street
Norman, OK

Degree candidates and graduates need to arrive by 9:00 a.m. prior to the ceremony in Wagner Hall to line up for the processional. Each graduate is recognized and photographed with the Dean as his/her name is announced. Graduates must wear cap and gown.

  • If you have any questions or require special accommodations, contact the Convocation Coordinator at (405) 325-1069.

  • Black cap and gown, black tassel, orange engineering hood.  

For additional information please see the Gallogly College of Engineering website, or the OU Graduation Office website.