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Graduation

College of Nursing Commencement:

When: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Where: Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins Ave., Norman, OK

Time: 2 p.m.

Doors Open: 1 p.m.

OU-Tulsa Commencement:

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Where: Donald W. Reynolds Center at University of Tulsa, 3208 E 8th St. Tulsa, OK

Time: 7 p.m.

Doors Open: 6 p.m. 

College of Nursing Pinning (OKC): 

During OKC Commencement ceremony on May 9 at 2pm 

College of Nursing Pinning (Tulsa):

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 

Where: Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills, 1902 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK

Time: 10 a.m.

Doors Open: 9:15 a.m.

Academic Distinction

BSN Graduates 

Wear the gold hood over the BSN gown if BOTH:

    • 3.50 Total Cumulative GPA AND 3.50 HSC Nursing GPA (Distinction)
    • 3.75 Total 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.

Please note: An unofficial or official transcript does not list a student's total GPA which is used for undergraduate distinctions. An official GPA cannot be shared over the phone, but can be requested through emailing the student's official OHSC email or through presenting a student OUHSC ID in person at the College of Nursing.

 

MSN and DNP Graduates

No regalia to be worn with special distinction. MSN and DNP 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: 

  • January 30, 9 am to 5 pm, 4th Floor of South Shepler Building 

Oklahoma City - College of Nursing Room 143: 

  • February 21st, 9 am to 3 pm 
  • February 22nd, 9 am to 3 pm 
  • February 23rd, 9 am to 3 pm 
  • February 29th, 9 am to3 pm 
  • March 1st, 9 am to 3 pm

Tulsa - Boren Lounge: 

  • January 24th, 12 pm to 5 pm
  • January 25th, 9 am to 4 pm
  • January 26th, 9 am to 4 pm 

Norman - June Frantz Hunt Photography Studio: 

  • January 13th
  • January 17th  
  • February 1st
  • February 2nd 
  • February 3rd