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Spring 2024 Commencement

OBU will host the spring commencement ceremony on May 18 at 2 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church. Tickets are not required for admission. Each graduate will be allowed to have up to 15 guests.

Guests Requiring Assistance

Contact Sharon Eulberg, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Campus Life and Dean of Students if you have questions regarding parking, entrances, or seating. Sharon can be contacted via phone at 405.585.5250 or via email at

Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 2 p.m.
First Southern Baptist Church
6400 S. Sooner Rd., Oklahoma City

Doors leading into the sanctuary will open at 1 p.m. for guests to begin taking their seats.

Graduates should arrive by noon and meet in the Chapel. Enter through the Discipleship entrance and personnel will direct graduates to the Chapel. Graduate regalia is required.


Commencement rehearsal will be May 18 at 12:30 at First Southern Baptist Church. Attendance at rehearsal is required for those participating in Commencement.  Please bring your cap and gown with you.

Nursing Pinning & Lamp Lighting Rehearsal

May 17, 2024, 10:15-11:30 am; Shawnee Immanuel Baptist Church. Contact information-, 405-585-4450.

Nursing Pinning & Lamp Lighting Ceremony

May 17, 2024, 3:00 pm; Shawnee Immanuel Baptist Church. Reception to follow at IBC.

Senior Salute

Senior Salute is a one-stop-shop for students anticipating graduation to purchase their regalia and visit university partners about graduation. Spring 2024 Senior Salute will be Thursday, March 14 in the OBU Bookstore from 9:00 am -5:00 pm.  Students unable to attend Senior Salute can visit the Jostens website at to order their regalia packages.  Undergrad students will have their items shipped to the OBU bookstore to pick up and then pay when the items have arrived.



Information regarding announcements and other graduation items such as class rings can be obtained on the Jostens website.

Jostens provides the following graduation items:

Honor Cords

OBU will provide the graduates that are Summa Cum Laude and the graduates who go through the OBU Honors Program with Baccalaureate Hoods. Any student in an honors organization or honors clubs will need to reach out to that organization about honors cords. The president or faculty advisor of each club will have the information on honor cords (if there are any.)