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Norman Campus Graduate Students

Norman Campus Graduate Students

Graduate OU, University of Oklahoma graduate smiling at ceremony

We have created the Graduate OU Canvas course as a central location focused on helping you successfully navigate the graduation experience. Modules are available for you to read through and complete any necessary actions to ensure a smooth graduation process.

Students are added to the course 4 - 5 weeks into the semester they are graduating. If you don’t see the course on your Canvas page, please email

Graduate OU will help you:

  • Purchase your graduation gear
  • Confirm your academic record 
  • Identify and work to resolve holds impacting your graduation 
  • RSVP for your graduation ceremonies
  • Let us know about your post OU plans
  • Graduate with your OU Degree!

Set Your Intent to Graduate

All students graduating from the University of Oklahoma must apply for graduation through the Graduation Application link on the Academics tab in Master’s and doctoral students may submit their application within the year they intend to graduate.

Be sure to apply for the term you are planning to graduate by the term deadline:

Graduation DateApplication Due Date
Fall: December GraduationMay 1
Spring: May GraduationDecember 1
Summer: August GraduationMarch 1

All tuition and fees must be paid before a student can officially graduate and receive the diploma.

For more information about diplomas and academic records requirements, please visit the Academic Records website.

Norman Campus Master’s and Doctoral Candidates - In addition to completing the Graduation Application, visit the Graduate College website for additional information regarding graduate degree completion. 

Please contact the Office of Academic Records at (405) 325-2017 regarding questions about the graduation application.

Get Your Graduation Gear

Norman Campus Graduation Gear-Up

Oklahoma Memorial Union
Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, 3rd floor
900 Asp Avenue
Norman, OK 73019

March 5 through 8
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Event registration can be accessed on the Graduate OU Canvas Course

During Graduation Gear-Up, candidates can:

  • Purchase caps and gowns 
  • Design and order your custom graduation announcements
  • Order their official OU class ring 
  • Learn about joining the Alumni Association
  • Contribute to the Class Gift
  • Take professional photos

After Graduation Gear-Up, students can get items for graduation from the Jostens store located in the Sooner Shop on the west side of the stadium.

Sooner Shop 
Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
1185 Asp Avenue
Norman, OK 73069

See Jostens Sooner Shop Hours

Week ofMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday Sunday
April 7Closed12:00 - 4:00Closed12:00 - 4:00ClosedClosedClosed
April 14Closed12:00 - 4:00Closed12:00 - 4:00ClosedClosedClosed
April 21Closed12:00 - 4:00Closed12:00 - 4:00ClosedClosedClosed
April 2812:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0010:00 -2:00Closed
May 512:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:0012:00 - 5:00ClosedClosedClosed

Pop Up Shop at Lloyd Noble Center for Graduation Weekend

Thursday, May 9Friday, May 10Saturday, May 11 Sunday, May 12
9:00 - 10:00 and 1:00 - 2:001:00 - 7:008:00 - 7:301:00 - 2:00

If you cannot attend Graduation Gear-Up or go to the Jostens Sooner Shop, students can purchase graduation gear directly from the Jostens website.

Orders must be placed by March 29 by 5:00 p.m. for delivery by May Commencements.

There is a $14.95 shipping fee.

Students may be awarded additional stoles and cords based on their membership or participation in organizations. Please consult with your organization's president or adviser to determine if there are stoles or cords and available as well as where they can be purchased or picked up.

An OU stole is available for purchase at Graduation Gear-Up or at the Jostens store in the can be purchased during Graduation Gear-Up or the Jostens store  in the Sooner Shop (located in the Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium 1185 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK 73069 ) starting March 7.

The OU Stole is $25.

Please contact Graduation and Persistence Support at (405) 325-0841 regarding questions about Graduation Gear-Up or Regalia.

How to Wear Your Cap and Gown




Commencement Ceremonies

Find streaming information, college contacts, and more.

Please contact the Office of University Experiences at (405) 325-1701 regarding questions about graduation ceremonies.

Academic Records

For questions regarding graduation applications, directory holds or diplomas contact:

Academic Records 
Phone: (405) 325-4147

Graduation and Persistence Support

For questions regarding degree completion, Graduation Gear-up and regalia, contact:

Graduation and Persistence Support
 (405) 325-0841

University Experiences

For questions regarding the cermonies, contact:

University Experiences
 (405) 325-1701