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College of Fine Arts Convocation, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

The Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts 2019 Winter Convocation Day is Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

LOCATION: Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019

6 p.m. Performance hall doors open.

6:30 p.m. Graduates, if you plan to attend the ceremonies, please plan to gather no later than 6:30 p.m. on Convocation Day in the lobby of the School of Dance. The processional will begin at 7 p.m. Faculty will lead the processional of graduating seniors to the Reserved Seating Section.

7 p.m. The Fine Arts Convocation begins.

Parking is available in the Elm Street Parking Garage located south of the Catlett Music Center, or in the parking lot west of the Elm Street Parking Garage.

CAP AND GOWNS WILL BE WORN AT THE FINE ARTS CONVOCATION.  They can be purchased at the Jostens pop-up shop in the new Sooner Shop (located in the Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium across from the football ticket office). Open Monday through Friday 2 to 6 p.m.

The Fine Arts Convocation should conclude by 8:30 p.m.

NOTE - Professor Alissa Mortimer from the Helmerich School of Drama will be announcing your name at the Fine Arts Convocation. If you feel she may require assistance in pronouncing your name, please call her office prior to Dec. 13. Prof. Mortimer may be reached at (405) 325-4021.

I hope you will attend this year's Fine Arts Convocation and will invite your parents and guests to attend. If you have questions, please feel free to call (405) 325-7370 or stop by the College of Fine Arts Dean’s Office.  

Party Pics will be photographing each graduate.

Storage will not be available for graduates during the Convocation Ceremony. Please make prior arrangements for personal items (purses, coats, etc.).

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!

OU Ceremonies Carry-In Policy

Looking for the perfect way to commemorate your Fine Arts graduate?

Graduate at OU

Consider “Leaving a Legacy” by naming a chair for your special graduate in the Elsie C. Brackett Theatre. To honor your graduation we invite you to leave a lasting legacy by sponsoring a chair in the newly renovated Elsie C. Brackett Theatre. Each chair includes a permanent nameplate on the armrest with up to three lines of engraved text. You can include your graduate’s name and graduation year on the plaque. A limited number of chairs are available for a $750 donation in this one-time campaign. This gift is 100% tax deductible.

Click here for sponsorship form

For questions please email, David Barocio, Director of Development at or call 405-325-7376 for more information.