Friday, May 17, 20133:00 p.m. (doors open at 2:00 p.m.)Potter Auditorium, Raley Chapel For directions, view the campus map. View the Commencement information sheet sent to graduating students. Commencement to Honor 255 GraduatesTwo hundred fifty-five graduates will have degrees conferred upon them during OBU’s 99th Spring Commencement on Friday, May 17. Dr. Bobby Kelly, who serves as Ruth Dickinson Chair of Bible at OBU, will deliver the Commencement Address.Read more... Commencement VideoClick here to watch the Commencement ceremony ("On Demand"). Commencement PhotographyProfessional photographers were hired for the occasion and photographed each graduate at the time of diploma presentation. Graduates and families will be able to view their photos by clicking here. Users will be required to provide their school and name in order to locate their photos. Further inquiries can be made by e-mailing or by calling 800.345.1443. DiplomasDiplomas will be mailed after Commencement pending certification of completion of your degree requirements and verification from the Business Office that your account has been paid in full. Diplomas and transcripts cannot be released to individuals with financial, academic or chapel attendance holds.