Spring 2021 Commencement
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 AccommodationsPlease visit the Visit Stillwater website for a list of hotels in the area: www.visitstillwater.org/Visitors/Lodging
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Watch the Live Stream
For friends and family not able to attend, a streaming video of the ceremony is available. More information found on the OSU Commencement website.
Cap and Gown Information
Typically caps/gowns start to be available two weeks before the ceremony. Dates and times can be found on the university's commencement website at https://registrar.okstate.edu/commencement/
Stillwater - University Store at the Student Union (For information call 405-744-5237 or toll free at 800-831-4678 or visit the Universities web site at https://registrar.okstate.edu/commencement/
Mail orders may be placed for Masters Regalia only: Call-800-831-4678.
Personalized announcements, diploma frames, and other graduation accessories can be found at https://universitystore.okstate.edu/graduation-information.html.
How to Wear Regalia
Download this PDF to help you remember how to wear your regalia.
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