Graduation & Commencement

TCC graduates at commencement in cap and gown

Spring 2024 Commencement Details

Monday, May 13, 2024

Location: Reynolds Center on the University of Tulsa campus
Time: 5:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.

Graduates, please refer to your TCC email in early April for the time of your program's celebration.

Parking: Parking will be available on campus with shuttles transporting people to The Reynolds Center. Please refer to the TU Parking Map and TU Shuttle Map to plan your entrance and exit points before and after the ceremonies.

Guest Attendance

Guests do not need a ticket to attend and there is no limit on the number that may attend.

Questions about the commencement ceremony should be directed to

Students, Get Ready for Graduation & Commencement

When you reach the add/drop date of your last semester, it's time to file for graduation with your academic advisor. They'll guide you through the process and let you know if there are any outstanding requirements you need to wrap up before the semester ends.

Priority Deadline

The deadline to file ensures that your name will be included in the commencement program.

  • Fall — last Friday in October
  • Spring — last Friday in March
  • Summer — second Friday in July (if you plan to graduate in the Summer you may file for graduation by the Spring deadline and then participate in TCC's commencement ceremony in May.)

Refer to the Academic Calendar for add/drop and file for graduation dates per semester.

For more information about preparing for graduation, see Catalog's Academic Information for Graduation and Degrees.

At Commencement, TCC recognizes scholastic achievement for students achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher at the end of their last completed term.

  • With Distinction: Graduating with a 3.5 - 3.99 cumulative GPA.
  • With Highest Distinction: Graduating with a 4.0 cumulative GPA.

Students who successfully complete the Honors Scholar program will proudly wear pewter medallions during the commencement ceremony.

Pick up your cap and gown from any Campus Store at no charge.

Order your commencement announcements through Herff Jones.

At Commencement, professional photographers will be taking photos of all graduates.

Check your TCC email for a message from Candid Color Photography to upload a selfie for facial recognition identification at Commencement.

TCC is partnering with Parchment Inc. to provide graduates with digital and printed diplomas. Digital diplomas will be available to students approximately four weeks after Commencement, with printed diplomas being mailed approximately six weeks after this date.

For questions regarding diplomas, please reach out to the Records Office by emailing


If you have any inquiries concerning your diploma, please direct them to

For questions regarding your commencement ceremony, please send them to

Upcoming & Past Ceremonies

Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony 

Monday, May 13, 2024 (tentative date)
Location: Reynolds Center on the University of Tulsa campus

5:45 p.m.

  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Mathematics & Engineering
  • School of Science & Aeronautics

8:15 p.m.

  • School of Business & Information Technology
  • School of Communications, English, & World Languages
  • School of Liberal Arts & Public Service
  •  School of Visual & Performing Arts

Fall 2024 Commencement Ceremony

Dec. 13, 2024 (tentative date)
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

Spring 2025 Commencement Ceremony\

May 9, 2025 (tentative date)
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

You can replay the commencement ceremonies from Fall 2021 and onward on the TCC YouTube Channel.

Ceremony Questions

For questions regarding the upcoming and past ceremonies, please send them to