The University of Oklahoma Commencement

May 11, 2018 7:00pm

Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

All doctoral and PhD candidates are encouraged to participate in this ceremony. Filled with pageantry and fireworks, this ceremony includes an address from OU President Boren and the Commencement speaker. PhD candidates are recognized individually and doctoral candidates are recognized as a group. 

One PharmD valedictorian will have the honor to be selected as the College of Pharmacy banner carrier and lead the PharmD candidates and faculty into the stadium. More information about this will be distributed via HSC email. 

For additional information on this event visit the OU Commencement page at

College of Pharmacy Convocation

June 2, 2018 10:00am

Civic Center Music Hall

Students should review specific directions and timeline for the June 2 Convocation. Doctoral and PhD candidates will receive individual recognition. Each will have their name announced, be hooded, and shake the Dean's hand. Party Pics will be taking photograph's during the ceremony, a link will be emailed to each student after the event.

No tickets required for this event, guest are not limited. Parking information and directions to the Civic Center can be found online at

Supplies & Resources

Graduation Gear-Up 

Graduation Gear-Up offers Doctoral and PhD candidates a convenient way to get all of the items (gown, cap/tam, doctoral hood, and tassel) and information needed to participate in Commencement and Convocation ceremonies. 

Students may attend either of the two locations for convenience regardless of campus designation.

OUHSC Okc Campus:

  • March 7th and 8th
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Student Union Room 262; 1106 N. Stonewall Ave., Okc 

OUHSC Tulsa Campus:

  • March 1st
  • 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Founders Student Center, 4502 E. 41st Street, Tulsa

If unable to attend Graduation Gear-Up you may call the OU Norman Bookstore at 405/325-3511 to order regalia by phone with a major credit card. Graduation announcements can be ordered online at

Composite Pictures

Appointments for graduation composite photos can be scheduled directly with Campus Composites at Next scheduled opportunity is February 20, 2018. 

Cost is $21.00 and includes an 11x14 of the final Class of 2018 composite.

Please note - the photographer will have Pharmacy regalia, PLS and Rho Chi cords so no need to bring your own.

A graduation checklist has been created for PharmD candidates convenience. The checklist can be viewed and printed here