Important Dates to Remember

OU Class of 2014

Post Spring Break Calendar

Tentative Graduation List to Department Chairs and Academic Deans March 28

Deadline for Spring Semester 2014 Graduating Seniors for Completion/Grades

(Independent Study/Griggs/LSU/Transfer Credits/Incompletes/Changed/Deferred Grades, etc.) April 1

Honors Convocation (Chapel/Oakwood University Church) April 10

Graduation/Financial Clearance (Registrar's Office for Clearance Form) April 14 - May 9

Financial Aid Exit Interviews (Financial Aid Office for schedule) April 14 - 18

Final Graduation List for Printing April 21


Senior AY

Oakwood Church April 25

Senior Sabbath

Oakwood Church April 26

(Meal will be provided immediately after service in the Millet Activity Center)

Senior Social Event April 26

Clothing Drive Will Come to an End April 27

Final Exams April 27 – May 1

Marching Cards Distribution (Must have signed Clearance Form)

Oakwood University Church Multipurpose Room South I & II 9:00 – 11:00am May 8

Registrar’s Office in Cunningham Hall 9:00 – 11:00am May 9

Education Dedication Ceremony

Bradford Cleveland Brooks Leadership Center 10:00 – 11:00am May 8

Graduation Rehearsal

Oakwood University Church Sanctuary 11:30am – 1:00pm May 8

Tree Planting at the Unity Pond 1:30pm May 8

Nurses Pinning Ceremony

Moseley Complex Chapel 4:00pm May 8

Social Work Pinning Ceremony

Moseley Complex Chapel 11:00am May 9

Senior/Parent/Guardian Dinner-Hosted by the University President

Millet Activity Center 1:00 – 3:00pm May 9


Oakwood University Church 8:00pm May 9


Von Braun Center 10:45am May 10


Von Braun Center 8:00pm May 10

Degrees Mailed (All outstanding balances must be cleared before diplomas are mailed) June 30

Be on the look out!

In the upcoming weeks we will be releasing information about the Senior Class Trip. Be sure that you plan to attend. Continue to prepare both mentally and financially for an amazing getaway that will celebrate all the work you've put in over these last few years.

Also, on April 26th there will be an evening social on campus. More information about this event will be given in the near future.

Did you know?

Baccalaureate graduates maintaining high scholastic averages

may be awarded the following honors (Cords are to be worn with

academic regalia):

  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.90 to 4.00

(Three honor cords)

  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.75 to 3.89

(Two honor cords)

  • Cum Laude: 3.50 to 3.74

(One honor cord)

  • Honorable Mention: 3.25 to 3.49

Graduation in Absentia

All degree candidates are expected to participate in the commencement exercises. Request to graduate in absentia must be sent to the Registrar's Office and an additional fee of $40 is required. This fee can be paid to the Student Accounts Office.