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Spring 2021 Commencement

This semester's graduate commencement ceremony will be Friday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Commencement Information

  • Who Can Attend and Where to Get Tickets

    Spring and summer 2021 degree candidates and class of 2020 graduates are eligible to participate in the ceremony, but they must register in advance in order to attend. Graduates must register to attend commencement by Friday, April 16. Eligible students will receive an email with details about commencement registration in the coming days, and a link to the registration site will be available on the registrar's website.

    Graduates can claim commencement tickets April 19-30. Tickets will be required for entry to Boone Pickens Stadium, and seating is limited to ensure social distancing. Students who have registered to attend commencement will be eligible to claim tickets for themselves and up to eight guests. Guest seating will be assigned in groups of up to four, with social distancing between groups. Learn more about tickets.

  • Parking and Special Accommodations 

    On Friday evening, parking is available on the north, south and west sides of Gallagher-Iba Arena. Parking lots open at 5:00 pm. Special needs parking is available at Lot #5 (Located south of Gallagher-Iba).

    A limited number of ADA accessible seats will be available for students to reserve on a first-come, first-served basis through their OSU athletic ticket account manager April 19-30. Contact the ticket office at 877-ALL-4-OSU or for details on accessible seating in the stadium.

    Elevator access during the ceremony will be through elevators in Tower 2 and Tower 5 on the north and south side. Escalators on the northwest and southwest sides of the stadium will be available. However, most ADA seating will be prepared before the guest arrive on the first level.

  •  Local Stillwater Hotel Accommodations
    Please visit the Visit Stillwater website for a list of hotels in the area:
  • Congratulations Graduates

    Congratulations, we are so proud of your accomplishments and what you will do in the future as an OSU graduate. You have demonstrated intellect and tenacity in earning your advanced degree. We have enjoyed seeing you develop as a scholar. The educational community is a better place because of the contributions you have made.

    Now it is time to share and celebrate your accomplishments! If you choose share your photos, your fondest memories of your time at OSU, or what’s next for you on social media, please tag us on facebookinstagram  twitter & LinkedIn. We'd love for you to connect with us on these platforms as well and stay in touch! 




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