Let’s celebrate…

OKWU congratulates our graduates and their families!

Download Your Student Commencement Packet

Fall 2018 Commencement Schedule

Friday, December 7 at 1:00 PM CST
OKWU Nursing Pinning Ceremony at Lyon Chapel & Fine Arts Center

Saturday, December 8 at 9:45 AM CST
Commencement Rehearsal for All Degrees at Lyon Performance Hall

Saturday, December 8 at 10:30 AM CST
Commencement for All Degrees at Lyon Chapel & Fine Arts Center


Diplomas will be mailed to you within 6 to 10 weeks after graduation. Please make sure you have provided the Registrar with an up-to-date mailing address. Contact the Registrar’s Office with any additional questions.


Transcripts will be available within 7 to 10 days after the end of the term. If you need transcripts sooner than that, please contact the Registrar’s Office.


The commencement ceremony can be viewed LIVE by family and friends who are unable to attend. Live streaming begins at the same time as the ceremony (see schedule). WATCH HERE

Other Opportunities for Guests on Graduation Day

Founders Bookstore | Open 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Janice & Charles Drake Library | Open 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Parking & Campus Map

View the Campus Map for event parking. Handicap accessible parking and a limited number of parking spots are available outside the Lyon Chapel and Fine Arts Center. Additional handicap accessible and general parking spots are available throughout campus.

Questions? Graduates can contact the Commencement Coordinator at with questions regarding the commencement ceremony.


Photos of the commencement and nurse-pinning ceremonies can be ordered from Craig’s Photography by visiting their website.

You can reach Craig’s Photography directly at 918.336.1750.