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OU graduation 2018: Times, locations for convocation ceremonies released

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Price Graduation Ceremony

Michael F. Price College of Business and Aviation Undergurade Programs's Convocation took place at Lloyd Noble Center at 1:30 pm.

OU’s 2018 convocation ceremonies and celebrations have been scheduled May 12 at various times and locations throughout Norman and Oklahoma City. 

The 2018 graduation ceremonies will begin Friday, May 11, with a commencement ceremony and address from President David Boren, then will continue at various venues and times with convocation and recognition ceremonies and receptions Saturday, according to a press release. Some ceremonies require tickets or reservations, according to the release.

Find your college or organization’s convocation ceremony location and time below: 

College of Allied Health Convocation

4 p.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 W. Brooks St. 

Reception at 1:30 p.m., Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave. 

Contact the Office of Academic and Student Services with questions at (405) 271-6588.

Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture Convocation

4:30 p.m., Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St. 

Open house at 1 to 3:30 p.m., Gallery, Gould Hall, 130 Gould Hall, 830 Van Vleet Oval. 

Contact Stephanie Soash with questions at (405) 325-3853 or soash@ou.edu.

College of Arts and Sciences Convocation

9 a.m., Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins Ave.

Contact Paola Lopez with questions at (405) 325-2828 or plopez@ou.edu.

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences Convocation

11 a.m., Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval.

Reception immediately after in the National Weather Center Atrium, 120 David L. Boren Blvd. Tickets required. Contact Mary Anne Hempe with questions at (405) 325-9035 or mahempe@ou.edu.

Michael F. Price College of Business Convocation

1 p.m., Lloyd Noble Center.

Reception immediately following at MidFirst Bank Courtside Club, Lloyd Noble Center. Contact Emily Hulseberg with questions at (405) 325-2500 or emilyh@ou.edu.

College of Dentistry Commencement

2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 131 NW 4th St., Oklahoma City.

Contact Jennifer Quan with questions at (405) 271-4435 or Jennifer-Quan@ouhsc.edu.

College of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Convocation

10 a.m., First United Methodist Church.

Reception immediately following at the same location. Contact Karen Rucker with questions at (405) 271-4435 or karen-rucker@ouhsc.edu.

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy Convocation

9 a.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House.

Reception immediately following in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, Oklahoma Memorial Union. Candidates must register with MCEE Student Services. Contact Annette Moran with questions (405) 325-4005 or brynto18@ou.edu.

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education Convocation

7 p.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House.

Contact Melanie Schneider with questions at (405) 325-4844 or mschneider@ou.edu.

Gallogly College of Engineering Convocation

4:30 p.m., Lloyd Noble Center.

Reception immediately following at the Lloyd Noble Center. Contact Julie Dahlgren with questions at (405) 325-1069 or jdahlgren@ou.edu.  

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts Convocation

9:30 a.m., Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center.

Tickets required. Contact Jane Custar with questions at (405) 325-7374 or janecustar@ou.edu.

College of International Studies Convocation

7 p.m., Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center.

Tickets required. Contact Tracy Holloway with questions at (405) 325-1429 or tracyholloway@ou.edu. 

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication Convocation

12:30 p.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House.

Reception immediately following at Gaylord Hall, 395 W. Lindsey St. Contact Kathy Sawyer with questions at (405) 325-5226 or ksawyer@ou.edu. 

College of Law Convocation

10:30 a.m., Oklahoma Civic Center, 201 N. Walker, Oklahoma City.

Graduation Reception is set for 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, May 11, Boren Atrium/Sneed Lounge, OU College of Law. Contact Stacey Reynolds with questions at (405) 325-2011 or sreynolds@ou.edu.

College of Law Master of Legal Studies Convocation

1:30 p.m., Oklahoma Civic Center.

Contact Stacey Reynolds with questions at (405) 325-2011 or sreynolds@ou.edu.

College of Professional and Continuing Studies and Aviation Undergraduate Programs Convocation

1:30 p.m., Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center.

Candidates must register. Reception will be held starting at 10:30 a.m., Sandy Bell Gallery, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. RSVPs required. Contact Missy Mitchell for questions at (405) 325-2823 or mjmitchell@ou.edu

College of Medicine Commencement

10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, Meinders Hall of Mirrors, second floor, Oklahoma Civic Center.

Contact James F. Albertson with questions at (405) 271-2316 or james-albertson@ouhsc.edu. 

Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing Convocation

7:30 p.m., Lloyd Noble Center.

Contact Angela Thomas with questions at (405) 271-2428, or angela-thomas@ouhsc.edu.

College of Pharmacy Commencement

10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, Civic Center Music Hall.

Contact Tricia Wilhelm with questions at (405) 271-6598 or patricia-wilhelm@ouhsc.edu.

College of Public Health Convocation

10 a.m., National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City.

Contact Robin Howell with questions at (405) 271-2308 or robin-howell@ouhsc.edu.

Health Sciences Center Graduate College Convocation

2 p.m., Room 170, David L. Boren Student Union, 1106 N. Stonewall Ave., Oklahoma City. 

Reception immediately following in the Robert M. Bird Library Foyer. Contact Catina Jordan with questions at (405) 271-2085 or catina-jordan@ouhsc.edu.

Receptions and Recognition Ceremonies

Advanced Programs Graduation Reception

Candidates will be recognized during the convocation ceremony for the degree-granting college awarding their degree. Degree-granting colleges for Advanced Programs are: College of Arts and Sciences, College of International Studies and the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, as well as at site-specific ceremonies.

African American Achievement Celebration

2:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval.

Contact Zarah Cobb with questions at (405) 325-3163 or zarah@ou.edu.

American Indian Student Life Academic Achievement Celebration

3 p.m. Friday, May 11, Jim Thorpe Multicultural Center, 624 Asp Ave.

Contact Breanna Faris with questions (405) 325-3163 or farisbr_10@ou.edu.

Latino Life Graduation and Achievement Celebration

5 p.m. Sunday, April 29, Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave.

Contact Matt Cancio with questions at (405) 325-3163 or matt.cancio@ou.edu

Honors College Graduation Reception

4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, David L. Boren Hall, 1300 Asp Ave.

Contact Tanya Miller with questions at (405) 325-5291 or maverickly@ou.edu

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation

3:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union.

Contact Craig Hayes with questions at (405) 325-1221 or rchayes@ou.edu

Student-Athlete Graduation Reception

4 p.m. Friday, May 11, MidFirst Bank Stadium Club, The Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 W. Brooks St.

By invitation only. Former student-athletes who have not received an invitation should call (405) 325-8265 for more information. Contact Terri Moyer with questions at (405) 325-8397 or tmoyer@ou.edu.

Graduate College Reception

1 p.m. Friday, May 11, National Weather Center, 120 David L. Boren Blvd.

Contact the Graduate College with questions at (405) 325-3811 or gradinfo@ou.edu

Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

1 p.m. Friday, May 11, Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union.

Reception immediately following, ROTC Armory, 290 W. Brooks, Norman. Contact Tori Lamoureaux with questions at (405) 325-3211 or torilammy@ou.edu.

Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

9 a.m. Friday, May 11, Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union.

Reception immediately following, ROTC Armory. Contact Nesha Williams with questions at (405) 325-3212 or nesha.s.williams-1@ou.edu.

Naval ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

11 a.m, Friday, May 11, Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center.

Reception immediately following in ROTC Armory. Contact Jennifer Ille with questions at (405) 325-2021 or jille@ou.edu.

Student Veterans Association Graduation Celebration

6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union.

Contact LaDawn Jones with questions at (405) 325-6421 or ladawnjones@ou.edu.

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