Office of the Provost

Wilson Hall, Room 205
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)
(248) 370-2190

Commencement

Congratulations! By completing your degree (make sure you have followed the steps to apply for graduation) at Oakland University, you have reached a significant milestone in your life. We salute you on your accomplishments and wish you well on your future endeavors. Your dedicated hard work in the pursuit of knowledge and professional qualifications will now shape your future as you face the challenges of a changing world. Even though you are making this transition, you will forever remain part of the Oakland University community. 


SPRING 2020 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

THE O'RENA WILL HAVE A NO BAG POLICY IN EFFECT
PLEASE LEAVE ALL BAGS AT HOME OR IN YOUR VEHICLE

Thursday, August 27, 2020

6:00 p.m.  - Doctoral and Masters Ceremony - University wide

Friday, August 28, 2020

9:00 a.m.  - Undergraduate Ceremony: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences (Communications & Journalism, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, English, History, Liberal Studies, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, Linguistics, and others not directly assigned) 

2:00 p.m.  - Undergraduate Ceremony: College of Arts & Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, International Studies, Music, Theatre & Dance, Art & Art History, Modern Languages & Literature, Philosophy, Writing and Rhetoric, Religious Studies, and Women & Gender Studies)

Saturday, August 29, 2020

10:00 a.m.  - Undergraduate Ceremony: School of Education and Human Services, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences

3:00 p.m.  - Undergraduate Ceremony: School of Business Administration and School of Engineering and Computer Science and Bachelor of Integrative Studies


FALL 2020 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

THE O'RENA WILL HAVE A NO BAG POLICY IN EFFECT
PLEASE LEAVE ALL BAGS AT HOME OR IN YOUR VEHICLE

Saturday, December 19, 2020

9:00 a.m.  - Undergraduate Ceremony: School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Health Sciences, and School of Nursing

1:00 p.m.  - Doctoral and Masters Ceremony - University wide

5:00 p.m. - Undergraduate Ceremony: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computer Science, and Bachelor of Integrative Studies


Please invite your family and friends to help you celebrate by attending your commencement ceremony. Note: Tickets are required (for anyone aged three and older) for entrance into commencement. Anyone without a ticket can watch a live stream of the ceremony in the Oakland Center.