The Spring 2019 Convocation is slated for Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Civic Center in Oklahoma City.

There is no limit on guests. Tickets are not required.

The Graduation Reception/Open House is scheduled for Friday, May 10, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Boren Atrium/Sneed Lounge at the College of Law.

Apply for Graduation

The deadline to apply for May 2019 graduation is Thursday, February 15, 2019. 

  • You must apply online for graduation by logging into ONE. Under the “Academics” tab, find the “Apply to Graduate” link, select “spring 2019,” fill out your information and click “submit.” Please ignore the "Find your graduation planner" link as it is not relevant to your graduation requirements.

Graduation Ceremonies


  • The College of Law will host a reception/open house for you and your family at the Law Center (2nd floor atrium) on Friday, May 10, from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. 
  • This is a come-and-go reception where families can see the College of Law (since our official ceremony is in Oklahoma City) and meet your friends, faculty, and staff. 
    **Please RSVP at:


  • Students who plan to participate in the main campus Commencement exercises at 7 p.m., May 10, should arrive at Brooks Mall, north of the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 W. Brooks Street no later than 6:30 p.m. 
  • This year’s Commencement speaker is award-winning journalist, documentarian, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Soledad O’Brien.



  • Graduation ceremonies for the College of Law are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11. 
  • Convocation will be held at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall, located at 201 N. Walker, Oklahoma City, 73102. 
  • Because extensive construction is ongoing around the Civic Center, you may access their web page ( for daily updates on the best route to take and/or place to park. Paid garage parking is available in the Arts District Garage, 431 W. Main St., and the Sheridan/Walker Garage, 501 W. Sheridan Ave.  

Graduation Composites

Appointments will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Monday, February 11, through Wednesday, February 13.  Instructions for scheduling an appointment will be posted at the beginning of the spring 2019 semester.

Graduation Cords

Cords for 2019 will be announced in mid-April.  This year you will need to pick up tickets from Becky to purchase the correct cord for your group.

Graduation Regalia

***REGALIA UPDATE:  If you purchased regalia from Jostens in March it has been delivered to the College of Law.  You may pick it up in Becky's office in Student Services (2123J).  Be sure to check the spelling of your name for the convocation book when you stop by.***

Representatives from Jostens will be in the Kerr Student Lounge Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26-27, 2019 to sell graduation announcements and regalia.  The cost of the gown, hood, tam, and purple tassel is $126.00.  You will place your order with Jostens next week and the regalia will be delivered to Student Services when ready.  Becky will let you know when it is available for pick-up.

  • It is okay to borrow regalia, but you must have the entire set (gown, tassel, tam, and hood) for the ceremony!!  Please let Becky know if you are borrowing regalia. 
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Becky Lucas.

If you missed regalia sales in the Pit, then you have two options:

1.  Head over to the Josten's pop-up shop:

  • It opens Friday, April 5
  • It will be open Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-3:00 pm, during the month of April
  • It’s downstairs in the new Fanatics store (located in the Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium across from the football ticket office)

2. Order from Jostens online:

  • Choose:  University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus
  • Click on the Graduation Caps & Gowns "Shop Now" button.
  • Choose the "Student Law" option.
  • This should bring up the Doctorate regalia set for law, that includes a gown, tam, purple tassel, and hood.
  • Fill in your height and weight in order to get the right size, checkout and pay, and the regalia will ship straight to your house!


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