University Commencement is a tradition in which the university President grants degrees to graduating students from all schools, colleges, and affiliated institutions. During the ceremony, other outstanding members of the TU community are also recognized through the conferring of awards, and honorary degrees.


Family members and friends who are unable to attend The University of Tulsa’s Commencement may view the ceremony live over the Internet. The ceremonies will only be streamed in real time, and an archived version of the events will be made available at a later date. The processional starts at 9:45 a.m. and the ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. at the the Donald W. Reynolds Center.

Disability Accommodations

Individuals with disabilities wishing to have special services should contact the 504 Coordinator in advance of commencement by calling 918-631-2315, or TDD 918-631-3329.