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University of Oklahoma Commencement 2019

Sooner Parents

By Logan Lockhart

Graduating from the University of Oklahoma is an outstanding achievement — let's celebrate!

Kick off the weekend's festivities by joining us at the Commencement ceremony for an evening of fanfare and fireworks! The University of Oklahoma 127th Commencement ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 in The Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Stadium gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Important Graduation Details

  • Security scanning will be required upon entrance to the stadium and the clear bag policy will be in effect (see below).
  • Tickets are not required to attend Commencement.
  • Soledad O’Brien will serve as OU’s 2019 Commencement speaker. O’Brien is an award-winning journalist, documentarian, entrepreneur, and philanthropist and current host of Matter of Fact.
  • In the event of inclement weather, Commencement will be held at 7 p.m. in Lloyd Noble Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

For information on graduate and guest seating, graduate processional instructions, college convocation information and more, visit

OU 2019 commencement clear-bag policy information


OU 2019 commencement security scanning information


OU 2019 commencement special event carry-in policy

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