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May 2024 Ceremonies

Graduates clapping during ceremony.
May 2024

May 2024 marks the start of new celebrations for University of Oklahoma graduates – we can't wait to celebrate with you all!

View schedule of events, ceremonies, and details to celebrate our May 2024 graduates.

Graduates inside the stadium during party at the palace.
Party at the Palace

The university enjoyed a new celebratory event for all graduating students on Friday, May 3, 2024 – “Party at the Palace” – which included a drone show, band, food, and more.

Graduates celebrating during college convocation ceremony.

Graduate Links

Graduation ceremony at Lloyd Noble Center.
Order University-Wide Program

If you would like a copy of the University-wide program, please fill out the request below.

A group of graduates wearing regalia and raising their pointer finger during a ceremony.
Program Edits

Submit program edits for upcoming graduation ceremonies.

OU Commencement ceremony.
Directory Hold Questions

Students can request to remove a directory hold prior to graduation. Students with a directory hold will not be listed in the graduation program.

Student holding diploma cover and smiling during graduation ceremony.
Diploma Cover

If you are unable to attend an in-person ceremony, please submit a request for a diploma cover to be mailed to you.

Graduates posing outside after graduation ceremony.
Alumni Association

As a member of the OU Alumni Association, you join the ranks of Sooners who demonstrate their dedication and commitment to the University. Being a member of the OU Alumni Association will identify you as an individual who is dedicated to maintaining Sooner excellence.

Graduates posing together during ceremony.
Order Regalia

Order regalia for upcoming graduation ceremonies.

Student athletes pose before graduation ceremony.

Know Before You Go

Top Ten Things to Know About Commencement

Graduates are encouraged to bring as many families and friends as they would like to Commencement. Continue reading for more information.

Safety Protocols

Safety protocols will be in place during Commencement activities. Please adhere to carry-in and clear bag policies, and allow extra time for metal detector screenings upon entry.

Accessible Services

Services are available to graduates and guests attending ceremonies who may require specific accommodations based on accessibility needs including wheelchair access, sign language services, or services for guests with limited mobility.


Parking is available for all graduates and guests on site.

Graduates celebrating during college convocation ceremony.