132nd Commencement set for Dec. 21

Monday, December 16, 2013

TU will confer degrees upon approximately 300 graduates during the Dec. 21 Commencement. A webcast of the ceremony may be viewed online as well.

Commencement ceremonies at The University of Tulsa will continue as scheduled on Saturday, December 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center. In the event of inclement weather, we encourage graduating students and their families and friends to use their best judgment when deciding whether to travel to campus. The safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is always our top priority.

If you are unable to attend commencement in person for any reason, a live webcast is available online. For complete details, please log onto www.utulsa.edu/commencement.

Nancy Day, president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, will deliver the commencement address to approximately 300 University of Tulsa graduates on Saturday, Dec. 21. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Center of TU's campus.


Live Commencement Webcast

Family members and friends who are unable to attend The University of Tulsa's Commencement may view the ceremony live over the Internet.

Webcast coverage of the proceedings from the Donald W. Reynolds Center will begin at 10:00 a.m. CST on Saturday, December 21, 2013.

The processional starts at 9:45 a.m.; the Commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m.

Note: These links will become active at approximately 9:30a.

View the TU Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony live.

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Mac users will need to download and install Windows Media Components for Quicktime in order to view the commencement stream.


Upgrade your player before the day of Commencement and you won’t miss a minute of the ceremony!

Day, who has served on the Human Rights Commission of the City of Tulsa, is a founding member of the Tulsa Say No To Hate Coalition and a founding member of the Board of Trustees of the Knippa Interfaith/Ecumenical Lecture Series. A longtime member of the board of directors of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Society, she also has served on the boards of the Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League and the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation. She is a member of the Tulsa Regional Chamber Mosaic Diversity Council.

For more than 32 years, Day has constantly demonstrated wisdom, leadership and respect for all people, along with dedication to building communities of justice. It is for these reasons that The University of Tulsa will grant her an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

During the ceremony, the university also will recognize the 2013 Marcy Lawless Service Award winner, Abby Greenhaw, a senior in the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2014. The award, which carries a stipend of $1,200, is presented to the student who most closely emulates First Lady Emerita Marcy Lawless' generous spirit, creativity and commitment to serving others.

For more information about TU's Fall Commencement, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 918-631-2327, or visit the commencement website at www.utulsa.edu/commencement.

Mona Chamberlin