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Graduation

A Spring 2022 graduation event schedule will be posted here and on the main University of Oklahoma Commencement webpage in mid-March. 

College of Nursing Convocation: 

2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022 

Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave., Norman, OK 73019

OU-Tulsa Convocation: 

7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 



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

Location Date Time
Tulsa Boren Student Lounge 12/9/2021 9am-3pm
Oklahoma City Student Lounge, CNB 107 1/21/2022 9am-3pm
Lawton South Sheplar, 4th Floor 1/25/2022 9am-3pm
Oklahoma City Student Lounge, CNB 108 2/17/2022 10am - 4pm
Norman   2/21/2022 3pm-7pm
Oklahoma City Student Lounge, CNB 109 3/3/2022 10am - 4pm
Oklahoma City Student Lounge, CNB 110 3/4/2022 10am - 4pm