Celebrating Oglethorpe's Graduates

Information for Oglethorpe's commencement ceremony

Graduating Class of '22

The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 was held on the academic quadrangle on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 9 a.m. and was livestreamed with English and Spanish subtitles.

Oglethorpe retained TSS Photography to capture individual photos of each graduate at the ceremony, on stage receiving their diploma from the University President and immediately after exiting the stage. Students should check their Oglethorpe email for access to their individual photos.

Read more coverage of the ceremony here.

The Coca-Cola Company’s Beatriz Perez delivered the 2022 Commencement address. Read more.

Important dates & times

Thursday, May 19 – Commencement rehearsal, 4:30 p.m., Cousins Center.
Immediately following rehearsal, the Carillon Ceremony will be held at Lupton Hall. RSVP on OUConnect.

Friday, May 20 – President’s Reception for seniors and their families, Turner Lynch Campus Center, 4 – 6 p.m.

May 21 – Commencement
Graduates report to Cousins Center by 8 a.m. Guests are encouraged to be seated by 8:45 a.m.  No tickets required. Seating is first-come, first-served.

More Senior Week Activities:
Tuesday, May 17 – The Roof at Ponce City Market.  Buses will depart the TLCC at 8 p.m. and return at 11 p.m. RSVP and coach bus transportation is required. Ticket includes admission, food, drinks, and games.  RSVP on OUConnect.

Wednesday, May 18 – Gather on OU’s Salamone Field at 2 p.m. for the Loaded Taco food truck, ATL Bench Graffiti painting, and a break dance performance. RSVP is required for participation in graffiti painting and to receive food. RSVP on OUConnect


Please continue to check your Oglethorpe email and this website for information as it becomes available. For additional questions, contact commencement@oglethorpe.edu.

View our current campus COVID-19 policies. Masks are welcome at the commencement ceremony.