Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

OSU-CHS Commencement Ceremony Information

Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Graduates should arrive no later than 5:30 p.m.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Pre-Graduation Events

Schedule or locations are subject to change.

Alumni Breakfast
D.O. student breakfast sponsored by the Alumni Association
Wednesday, May 13
9 a.m.
Founders Hall

Graduation and Exit Paperwork
Review of graduation ceremony, exit paperwork, financial aid info, etc.
Attendance is mandatory.
Wednesday, May 13
10 a.m.

Graduation Rehearsal with Administration
Attendance is mandatory.
Wednesday, May 13
12:30- 2 p.m.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
Please note that parking is limited downtown and there is a fee for metered parking, as well as parking in a lot ranging from $5-8. Carpooling is encouraged.

Class of 2015 Graduation Party
D.O. students and their guests only
Wednesday, May 13
7 p.m.-midnight
Hard Rock Hotel and Conference Center
Sky Room 18th Floor

Military Commissioning
Thursday, May 14
5:30 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place
6110 S Yale Ave

Awards Banquet
Semi-formal reception/dinner with awards presentation
- Students are provided one free ticket plus one free guest ticket
- Additional tickets may be purchased for $45 each at the Office of Student Affairs.

Thursday, May 14
Reception begints at 6:30 p.m.
Banquet begins at 7 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place
6110 S Yale Ave

Graduate Student Luncheon
Graduate Students Only
Friday, May 15
11:30 a.m.
Founders Hall

Schedule or locations are subject to change.

Graduation Information Submission

Graduate Students

Graduate students should email Bavette Miller at bavette.miller@okstate.edu to submit information for the graduation ceremony program. School of Health Care Administration Students can RSVP for the graduation ceremony at the School of Health Care Administration website.

Medical Students

Please provide the information listed below. Each item is carefully explained; however, if you are concerned about anything, please do not hesitate to contact Amanda Sumner at amanda.sumner@okstate.edu. Information must be received by Monday, March 30 to prepare the data for publication in the commencement program and to order diplomas. Students who wish to answer these questions via email may email Amanda Sumner but must be sure to answer every question listed below. All form fields are required.

By completing this form, you are acknowledging that this information will be published in the Commencement Program distributed at graduation, on the OSU-CHS website, and may appear in print and online news stories if requested by media outlets.

Please fill out the form completely. All fields are required. If the field does not apply to you, fill in a "0" or write "Not Applicable."

Response deadline: Monday, March 30

Large Diplomas

Standard diplomas are provided by the college, free of cost. Students who wish to order a large (14” x 17”) diploma in addition to the standard diploma may do so for $8.00 each. All large diploma orders will be charged to your Bursar account.

Graduates who do not wish to order a large diploma should put “0” in the following two lines, so there is no question.

Number of Large Diplomas to Order:

Total to Be Paid:


In order to make name changes, students must submit a copy of a marriage license, new driver's license, Social Security card, divorce decree or court order. Your full legal name is required for the diploma.

For students who will be getting married after the diploma deadline, the Office of Student Affairs will not order large diplomas until after the name is legally changed. A replacement of the standard diploma with the new name will be ordered at that time as well. Students may order large diplomas at the $8.00 rate (plus shipping) after a name change for up to one year after graduation. After that, large diplomas are $40.00 each.  Students who plan to undergo a name change after the deadline should contact Amanda Sumner at amanda.sumner@okstate.edu.

Full Legal Name: (as it will appear on your diploma and in commencement program)



This is the student's hometown prior to matriculation at OSU-CHS. This information will be used in the commencement program and to send a graduation announcement to the local newspaper (if possible).

Hometown: (city and state, and country if not USA)


This is any degree received prior to the one(s) the student will be receiving at this commencement ceremony (not including high school). Students who did not receive a college degree prior to matriculating to OSU-CHS, please write "No Degree." Colleges attended without receiving a degree may be listed even if there were no degrees completed. List the school/college/university and what your degree was (B.S., B.A., B.M.E., M.B.A., etc.) Please put a semicolon after each list item. A major, such as biology or chemistry, is not required.

Previous Degree(s) Received:


List where you have matched – include the school/hospital, the specialty and the town. Students who have not matched by the deadline to turn in this information should inform Amanda Sumner at amanda.sumner@okstate.edu as soon as you know. Students who change locations after submitting this information should also email Amanda Sumner. Changes will be made as needed right up until the program goes to the printer.

Matched With:

Located in:


Thank you for taking the time to complete these questions and submitting the response. If you know of someone who does not check their e-mail, please let them know about this important form. We want to include every graduate in the program, make sure diplomas are correct and do as much as possible to make this a great day for you.

Amanda Sumner

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