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OU Graduation Ceremony

Sunday, May 16, 2021 | 8:00 a.m.
Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium


Jeffrey Biggerstaff

Jeff Biggerstaff
Convocation Coordinator
(405) 325-4724

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

Degree candidates and graduates need to arrive by 10:15 a.m. 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.

All Candidates and Graduates


All graduates participating in Convocation must wear their cap and gown.

Beginning February 13, information will be available to pick up in WSSC or at Graduation Gear Up. This information includes an OU Commencement Invitation, a Gallogly College of Engineering Convocation Invitation, and Convocation Info sheets.

Convocation Information Sheets 

BS Information Sheet

MS and PhD Information Sheet

We ask you to RSVP by completing the following by April 28: 

Commencement and Convocation Registration

Gallogly College of Engineering Convocation Survey


Family, friends and guests are invited to the Convocation Ceremony. No tickets or reservations are required. Guests should enter the Lloyd Noble Center through the EAST entrance and should be seated in the southeast, southwest or south sections of the arena. Parking is complimentary.

Special accommodation parking is available by the SOUTHEAST entrance of the Lloyd Noble Center. An usher will direct you to seating. Should you have questions, please contact Amber Williams at


Professional photographs will be taken of each graduate as he/she is introduced. Individual photos will also be taken. This service is provided at no charge to the graduate. A complimentary color proof will be mailed to you after Convocation. There will be no additional solicitation.

For information regarding photographs, call (405) 364-1777. Your proofs will be available for viewing online at (View Proofs/Graduation/OU Commencement/College of Engineering). 

6 Steps to Graduate

  1.  Meet with your advisor for a final degree check
  2.  Apply to graduate at (Deadline Feb. 22)
  3. Check your email for the link to register for commencement and graduation gear-up.
  4. Attend Graduation Gear-Up: Purchase cap and gown, announcements and your class ring (March 9-12, Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, OMU)
  5. Look for an email from OU Athletics with your alloted number of ceremony tickets.
  6. Yay, Graduate! Celebrate!!! (See you at graduation, Sunday, May 16 at 8a.m.)

Graduation Gear-Up

March 9-12, 2020
Molly Shi Boren Ballroom
Oklahoma Memorial Union

Everything you need for Graduation!

  • Purchase your cap, gown, hood and more
  • Order your invitations and announcements
  • Learn about the benefits of joining the Alumni Association
  • Take your graduation portraits

All graduates participating in Convocation must wear their cap and gown.

You may also order graduation items, including invitations, cap, gown, and a variety of items at the Jostens Online Shop. Order early!