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Graduation

The spring 2023 graduation events schedule will be posted here and on the main University of Oklahoma Commencement webpage in mid-March. 

College of Nursing Convocation: 

2pm on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at Lloyd Noble Center 

2900 Jenkins Ave. Norman, OK 73019

OU-Tulsa Convocation: 

7pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Reynolds Center on the University of Tulsa Campus 

3208 E 8th St, Tulsa, OK 74104



Site Checklists

Lawton

MSN, DNP, and PhD 

Academic Distinction

BSN Graduates 

Wear the gold hood over the BSN gown if BOTH:

  • 3.50 Cumulative GPA AND 3.50 HSC Nursing GPA (Distinction)
  • 3.75 Cumulative GPA AND 3.75 HSC Nursing GPA (Special Distinction)

Note: Academic Distinction will be reviewed in mid-January (prior to composite photo sessions) using grades posted prior to January (i.e., through Fall). Final academic distinction is reviewed again when the degree is posted.

*Academic Distinctions for Graduation (noted in the program and represented by stoles) will be based on grades through the fall term. Final distinctions to be posted on official transcripts will be reviewed following the posting of Spring term grades.

MSN, DNP, and PhD Graduates

No regalia to be worn with special distinction. MSN, DNP, and PhD graduates are only eligible for Special Distinction.

 Notes:

  • Special Distinction will be awarded to those with a 3.75 or higher program GPA.
  • Academic Distinction will be reviewed in mid-January (prior to composite photo sessions) using grades posted prior to January (i.e., through Fall).
  • Final academic distinction is reviewed again when the degree is posted.
  • *Academic Distinctions noted in the graduation program will be based on grades through Fall. Final distinctions to be posted on official transcripts will be reviewed following Spring.

Honors hoods can be purchased at Graduation Gear-Up or the Jostens store in Sooner Shop (located in the Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium 1185 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK 73069) starting on March 22.

Honors Hood: $17.25 (sales tax not included)

Stoles and Cords

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 on March 22.


The OU Stole is $25.

Composites

Lawton: TBD

Oklahoma: TBD

Norman: TBD

Tulsa: TBD