To celebrate the great accomplishments of our graduates, USAO is inviting all graduating seniors to the 2023 ceremony held on April 29 at 11:00 a.m. in the Oval.
School of Visual & Performing Arts
School of Science & Physical Education
Alexandra Delaney Medcalf
School of Social Sciences & Business
Robert Spurlin and Rachel Dennis
School of Education & Speech-Language Pathology
School of Humanities & Interdisciplinary Studies
Robert Spurlin and Rhiannon Quillin
Fall: Lacey Dutton
Spring: Alexandra Delaney Medcalf
Mentored Research Scholars
Learn more about the Mentored Research program and our graduates who completed it in 2022 and 2023: https://usao.edu/academics/visual-performing-arts/mentored-research-program.html
Important Dates and Information
Senior Exit Exam
Before your diploma is released, you must complete a Senior Exit Exam. This is specific to your major. Some exits are completed with your department and others are exams administered in the Assessment Office. Contact the Assessment Office in Troutt Hall 318A, by phone at 405-574-1281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
All debts to the university must be cleared, financial aid paperwork completed, and all library materials be returned in order for your diploma and final transcript to be released.
Official transcripts for courses taken off campus must be received by May 12, 2023 in order for you to meet graduation requirements for Spring 2023 or August 25, 2023 in order for you to meet graduation requirements for Summer 2023.
If you have an incomplete grade, the grade change form from the instructor must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by May 12, 2023 in order for you to meet graduation requirements for Spring 2023 or August 25, 2023 in order for you to meet graduation requirements for Summer 2023.
Diplomas and Final Transcript
Spring 2023 graduates will be notified in early May and Summer 2023 graduates will be notified in late August when final transcripts and diplomas are ready to be picked up. Diplomas not picked up within the specified time frame will be mailed to the address indicated on your graduation application. USAO is not liable for diplomas once they are mailed.
Please notify the Registrar’s Office if your address has changed.
Cap & Gown photos