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2021 Commencement

Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Pre-Recorded Commencement with Closed Captioning

2021-Spring-CommencementNSU spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies will be held May 7, 8 & 10. Graduates may have two guests attend their ceremony. All ceremonies will be held indoors and masks will be required.

Limiting the guests to two per graduate will provide for adequate space to ensure social distancing. Among other safety protocols in place during the ceremonies, the facilities will be cleaned and sanitized between ceremonies to help protect our guests and the NSU family.

Ticket Information

Students who indicated they will participate in commencement this May will receive an email from the Office of the Registrar to each student's NSU EMAIL ADDRESS with details for preregistering guests.  The deadline for submitting guest information is April 26, 2021.

Tickets for preregistered guests must be picked up by the student during the designated time period and distributed to guests prior to the ceremony.

Tickets for the NSU Event Center must be picked up from the Office of the Registrar in the CASE building on the Tahlequah campus between May 3 through May 6.  PHOTO ID REQUIRED.

Tickets for the ORU Mabee Center must be picked up at the Office of Student Affairs on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building on the Broken Arrow campus between May 3 and May 7. PHOTO ID REQUIRED.

Children ages 2 and over require a ticket. Children under the age of 2 must sit on the lap of a preregistered guest.

Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Tahlequah & Muskogee Students - NSU Event Center

May 7, 3:00 p.m. - College of Education

May 7, 7:00 p.m. - Graduate College and Oklahoma College of Optometry

May 8, 9:00 a.m. - College of Business and Technology

May 8, 1:00 p.m. - College of Liberal Arts

May 8, 5:00 p.m. - Greg Wadley College of Science and Health Professions 

Broken Arrow Students

May 10, 6:00 p.m. - All Colleges @ ORU Mabee Center



NSU Event Center                             Mabee Center
1041 N Grand Ave                             7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464                        Tulsa, OK 74171

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2021 Commencement Program