Commencement Information

Spring 2014 Commencement

The following is information regarding participation in the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony.


Commencement Rehearsal will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Rehearsal will be held in the Bloomer Sullivan Arena..


Commencement will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014.  Specific information regarding the ceremony will be available later.


Commencement will be held in one ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Paul Laird Field.


In the event of inclement weather, commencement will be held in the Bloomer Sullivan Arena.  Since seating is limited

in the arena, there will be two ceremonies by degrees:

                    10:00 a.m.  –  11:00 a.m.               

School of Arts and Sciences
Master of Science (Occ Safety & Hlth)
Master of Technology

                    2:00 p.m.  –  3:00 p.m.               

School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
John Massey School of Business
Master of Arts  (Clinical Mental Hlth Couns)
Master of Arts (Teaching)
Master of Business Administration
Master of Education
Master of Science (Sports Studies & Aerospace)

Special Accommodations

If you or a family member requires special accommodations due to a disability, please contact the Office for Student Affairs at 580-745-2368. Advance notice is required for some accommodations such as sign language interpreters.

Graduation Regalia and Supplies

You may contact the Campus Book Store regarding the purchase of graduation announcements, name cards, cap and gown and other graduation items. For more information, call 580-745-2960.

Transcripts and Diplomas

Degrees are only conferred when all requirements for graduation are complete regardless of participation or “walking” in the Commencement Ceremony. Transcripts with degrees will be available approximately one week after the end of the semester. Diplomas will be mailed to your permanent address approximately eight (8) weeks after the end of the semester. Changes in your permanent address may be submitted in the Registrar’s Office or via Campus Connect. Transcripts and diplomas will not be released if you have a hold on your records (ex: financial, transcript, etc).

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 580-745-2165 or 800-435-1327 ext. 2165.