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Commencement will be held in the Mabee Center at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020.  Additional information regarding scheduling and requirements will be provided during the spring semester.  Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 918-495-6916   or for additional commencement information. 



Students planning to graduate during the 2019-2020 academic year should complete the following steps prior to commencement:

  1. ADVISEMENT:  Attend advisement week and schedule a meeting with your academic advisor if needed.
  2. DEGREE EVALUATION:  View your degree evaluation and unofficial transcripts on Vision as needed to check your progress during the fall and spring semesters. 
    1. Degree Evaluation
    2. View Unofficial Transcripts
  3. SENIOR AUDIT:  Schedule a senior audit before November 1st (for undergraduate students) or graduate audit (for graduate students).
    1. Instructions to Schedule an Audit
  4. APPLICATION TO GRADUATE:  Apply to graduate after September 4th on Vision.  Students should apply no later than April 1st, 2020 in order to have their information listed in the commencement program.
    1. Instructions to Apply to Graduate
    2. Application to Graduate
  5. CHECK GRADUATION INFORMATION:  View your application to graduate to ensure that your name, program information, and contact information is correct.  Please contact if changes should be made. 
    1. View Application to Graduate

(Conferral date of December 14, 2019)

If you are planning to finish all degree requirements during the fall 2019 semester, please submit your application to graduate no later than December 1st, 2019.

You will be kept up to date on Commencement and Rehearsal as well as additional pertinent information concerning graduation as it becomes available.  Please be sure to update your address and phone information at the end of the fall semester.  Also, be sure to continue to check your ORU email account as that is where information will be directed.


(Conferral date of August 31, 2020)

If you are planning to participate in commencement but will not have all coursework completed by May 2nd, 2020, you must fill out a petition to participate in commencement.  This petition will be available January 10th through April 1st on  It must clearly state which courses you will be completing after commencement and show proof of enrollment in these courses.  In order to participate in commencement with outstanding requirements, approval is needed by your major department, college, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and the Registrar’s Office no later than April 25th, 2019.



If you have completed all degree requirements in a previous term but do not have an active application to graduate on file, please contact to complete an application manually.  

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