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OU Graduation Office

How to Graduate a Sooner!

1. Complete Degree Requirements

Students must complete degree requirements in order to graduate. Many resources are available to help students stay on track for graduation. Visit the Graduate Sooner site to plan your academic goals and stay on track to graduate.


2. Schedule Graduation Check

Students must complete a graduation degree check with their academic advisor to make certain all requirements have been met for their degree. Some colleges require this to be done the semester prior to graduating.Check with your academic advisor to set your appointment.


3. Apply to Graduate

All students must submit an Application for Graduation in order to graduate from the University of Oklahoma. View application deadlines and further information.


4. Attend Graduation Gear-Up

Get all the items you need to graduate in one place: cap and gown, announcements, yearbook, official ring, etc. Details about Graduation Gear-Up


5. Put on your Cap and Gown

View which color tassels are associated with which degree and how to wear them.


  • Students graduating with Honors or Distinction or who have earned a 4.0 GPA (cumulative) are given additional hoods or medallions to honor their achievement.


6. Attend Commencement!

When to show up, where to park, and what to do.