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Spring Convocations

At the College Convocations, graduates will be recognized. Candidates’ names will be announced, they will have their picture taken, and they will be presented a diploma cover by their college dean. This is the time for candidates to celebrate with those in their college.

To have the complete graduation experience, graduates are expected to attend both Commencement and their Convocation!

Please contact the Graduation Office at (405) 325-0841 or at commencement@ou.edu if you have any questions about graduation.

 

College of Allied Health Convocation

1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 E. Brooks Street, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 12 p.m. for line-up in Lissa and Cy Wagner Hall, 1005 Asp Ave. Norman, OK

There will be a reception prior the ceremony from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, Molly Shi Boren Ballroom  900 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK

Questions? Contact the Office of Academic and Student Services (405) 271-6588 or visit the College of Allied Health website.

 

College of Architecture Convocation

6 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 West Boyd, Norman, OK. Candidates are asked to arrive at 5:15 p.m.

There will be an open house prior to Convocation from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.in the Gould Hall Gallery.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Soash at (405) 325-3853 or soash@ou.edu

 

College of Arts and Sciences Convocation

10 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive by 9:15 a.m. Doctoral candidates are not recognized at Convocation.

Questions? Contact Paola Lopez at (405) 325-2828 or via e-mail at plopez@ou.edu or visit the College of Arts and Sciences website.

College of Arts and Sciences Doctoral Reception

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 | Ellison Hall, Room 132

Doctoral degree candidates and their guests are invited to a come-and-go reception prior to the OU Commencement Ceremony. Dean Damphousse will be on hand to personally congratulate the graduates. No reservations are required. For accommodations on the basis of disability, contact Paola Lopez at (405) 325-2828 or email at plopez@ou.edu.      

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences Convocation

11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive no later than 10 a.m.

Event tickets will be required at Reynolds Performing Arts Center. Graduates will be issued 5 (five) guest tickets each. Seating is limited; therefore, the Convocation will be simulcast at the National Weather Center.

Convocation Rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 550 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK. Faculty, Staff and Students will become familiar with the facility, parking location and order of the program.

There will be a reception prior to Commencement on Friday, May 12 at 4 p.m. in the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73072. Roundtrip shuttles will be provided from SNOMNH to Commencement location for graduates, family and friends.

Questions? Contact Mona Springfield at (405) 325-1819 or mspringfield@ou.edu

 

Aviation Undergraduate Programs

Candidates will be recognized during the Michael F. Price College of Business Convocation listed below.

There will be an informal reception for Aviation Graduates and their guests immediately prior to the ceremony from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Max Westheimer Airport Aviation Department Hangar, 1700 Lexington Street, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Shelly Ainsworth at (405) 325-7231 or via e-mail at sainsworth@ou.edu

Michael F. Price College of Business Convocation

7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 7 p.m.

There will be a reception immediately following the Convocation ceremony in the Chesapeake Energy Courtside Club located in the Lloyd Noble Center.

Questions? Contact Emily Hulseberg at 405-325-2500 or via email emilyh@ou.edu.

 

College of Dentistry Commencement

2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | First United Methodist Church, 131 NW 4th St, Oklahoma City, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 1 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Quan at (405) 271-4435

 

College of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Convocation

10 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | First United Methodist Church, 131 NW 4th St, Oklahoma City, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 9 a.m.

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation at the First United Methodist Church.

Questions? Contact Karen Rucker at (405) 271-4435 or via email at Karen-rucker@ouhsc.edu.



Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy Convocation

6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 West Brooks Street, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation at MCEE Student Services.

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation in the Molly Shi Ballroom located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union. 900 Asp Avenue  Norman, OK 73019

Questions? Contact Annette Moran at (405) 325-4005 or via email at brynto18@ou.edu or visit the Mewborne College of Earth and Energy website.

 

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education Convocation

4 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 West Brooks Street, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 3 p.m. at Price Hall. Candidates are required to register for Convocation.

No event tickets will be issued for Convocation.

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation in Collings Hall, 820 Van Vleet Oval, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Melanie Schneider at (405) 325-4844 or via e-mail at mschneider@ou.edu

 

Gallogly College of Engineering Convocation

1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 12:45 p.m. Candidates are asked to register for Convocation online and may pick information up in the Williams Student Services Center.

Reception immediately following in Chesapeake and Legacy Lounges| Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave, Norman, OK

 

Questions? Contact Cori Maag at (405) 325-1069 or via email at cmaag@ou.edu and visit the Gallogly College of Engineering website.

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts Convocation

9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for the event.

Event tickets will be issued for Convocation.  Each graduation candidate will be allotted four tickets for their guests.  Tickets must be picked up at the Fine Arts box office during regular hours.  Please pick up your graduation tickets no earlier than April 24th and no later than Wednesday, May 10th at 5:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jane Custar at (405) 325-7374 or via e-mail at janecustar@ou.edu

 

College of International Studies Convocation

1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 12:30 p.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation by March 20 through the advising office.

Event tickets will be required for Convocation. Each candidate will receive approximately 8 tickets from Tracy Holloway in Farzaneh Hall, Room 220. Candidates will receive more information about registration and ticket allotment through e-mail.

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Tracy Holloway at (405) 325-1429 or via e-mail at tracyholloway@ou.edu

 

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication Convocation

10 a.m. Saturday, May 13 , 2017 | T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 West Brooks Street, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 9:00 a.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation by visiting the Student Services Office.

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation at Gaylord Hall, 395 West Lindsey Street, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Kathy Sawyer at (405) 325-5226 or via e-mail at ksawyer@ou.edu

 

College of Law Convocation

10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | The Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 West Brooks Street, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 10 a.m.

There will be a reception from 4-6 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 at the College of Law, Sneed Lounge, 300 W. Timberdell Road, Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Stacey Reynolds at (405) 325-2011 or via e-mail at sreynolds@ou.edu


College of Liberal Studies Convocation

3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 2:15 p.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation.

Questions? Contact Missy Mitchell at (405) 325-2823 or mjmitchell@ou.edu or visit the College of Liberal Studies website.

 

College of Medicine Commencement

2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2017 | | Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 1 p.m.

No tickets issued for Commencement. Seating is on a first come first serve basis. 1 p.m. East Doors of the Lloyd Noble Center open for students and guests.

Questions? Contact James F. Albertson at (405) 271-2316 or via email at james-albertson@ouhsc.edu

 

Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing Convocation

4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave, Norman, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 3:30 p.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation. Registration forms can be found at http://nursing.ouhsc.edu/CurrentStudents/Graduation.aspx

Questions? Contact Margaret A. Robinson at (405) 271-2428, ext. 49130 or via email at Margaret-A-Robinson@ouhsc.edu or visit the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing website.

 

College of Pharmacy Commencement

10 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 | Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 9 a.m.

No tickets will be issued for Commencement.

Questions? Contact Trisha Wilhelm at (405) 271-6598 or via email at patricia-wilhelm@ouhsc.edu

 

College of Public Health Convocation

10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown Medical Center, 741 N. Phillips Ave., Oklahoma City OK 73014

There will be a reception immediately following Convocation at the Embassy Suites.

Questions? Contact Robin Howell at (405) 271-2308 or via email at Robin-howell@ouhsc.edu

 

 

OU Tulsa Convocation

7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Donald W. Reynolds Center at University of Tulsa, 3208 E 8th St., Tulsa, OK.

Candidates are asked to arrive at 6 p.m. Candidates are required to register for Convocation with the Office of Student Affairs on the OU Tulsa Campus (918) 660-3100.

Questions? Contact Tracy Kennedy at (918) 660-3316 or via e-mail at tkennedy@ou.edu

 

Health Sciences Center Graduate College Convocation

2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 | David L. Boren Student Union, Room 170

Candidates are asked to arrive at 1:15 p.m. All participants must wear academic regalia.

Reception immediately following the Convocation in the Robert M. Bird Library Foyer.

Questions? Contact Donna Dilworth at (405) 271-2085, or via email at donna-dilworth@ouhsc.edu

 

Advanced Programs

Advanced Programs Candidates will be recognized during the Convocation ceremony for the degree granting college awarding their degree. The degree granting colleges that award degrees for Advanced Programs are: College of Arts & Sciences (Economics, Human Relations, Social Work and Communications), College of International Studies (International Relations) and College of Education (ILAC) as well as at site specific ceremonies, which can be found here.

Honors College Graduation Breakfast

8 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 l David L. Boren Hall, 1300 Asp Ave., Nrman, OK.

Questions? Contact Tanya Miller at (405) 325-5291 or via email at maverickly@ou.edu.

Student-Athlete Graduation Reception

4 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 l Chesapeake Energy Stadium Club, located at The Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 West Brooks St., Norman, OK.

No tickets required. Graduationg student-athletes are required to RSVP. Immediate family members are welcome.

Questions? Contact Terri Moyer at (405) 325-8397 or via email at tmoyer@ou.edu

Graduate College Reception

1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 l National Weather Center, 120 David L. Boren Blvd.

Questions? Contact Clay Wesley at (405) 325-0797 or via email at claywesley@ou.edu.

Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

9:30 a.m.  on Friday, May 12, 2017 l Meacham Auditorium, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave., Norman, OK.

Reception immediately following in the Oklahoma Memorial Union David Boren Lounge and President's Room.

Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017l Meachan Auditorium, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave., Norman, OK.

Reception immediately following in the Armory, 290 Brooks St., Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Howard Smith at (405) 325-3012 or via email at hsmith2@ou.edu.

Navy ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

10 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 l Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK.

Reception immediately following in the Armory, 290 Brooks St., Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Julie Dahlgren at (405) 325-2021 or via email at jdahlgren@ou.edu.

African American Student Programs and Services Graduation Celebration

3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 l Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK. 

Graduation candidates must register online via the event form located on the Black Student Association OrgSync Portal by April 25, 2017.

Questions? Contact Zarah Cobb at (405) 325-3163 or via email at zarah@ou.edu

 

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American Indian Student Life Graduation Celebration

3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 l Jim Thorpe Multicultural Center, 624 Asp Ave., Norman, OK.

Registration froms will be made available to eligible students in the American Indian Student Life Office on April 1, 2017. Students must submit the form to Student Life by May 1, 2017 in order to participate in the ceremony.

Questions? Contact Breanna Faris at (405) 325-3163 or via email at farisbr10@ou.edu.

Student Veterans Association Graduation Celebration

10 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 l Meacham Auditorium, located in the Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave., Norman, OK.

Questions? Contact Jared Florence at (405) 325-1931 or via email at sva@ou.edu.