Graduation Information

Commencement

Graduates at Spring 2022 Commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

We are excited to celebrate you and your accomplishments.

It is a time to commemorate your academic achievements and the friendships you have built throughout your time at Oak Point University. Congrats on beginning a new, exciting chapter in your life.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

11:00 a.m.

Drury Lane Banquet Hall & Theatre
100 Drury Lane
Oak Brook, IL

09:30 a.m. // Graduate Check-in & Graduation Reception

10:30 a.m. // Graduates Line-up

11:00 a.m. // Commencement Ceremony

Graduates and their guests are invited to attend the Graduation Reception that begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom Foyer. Doors to the ceremony will be opened for guests at 10:30 a.m., and the ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. with the processional.  After graduates are seated, the doors will close to prevent any interruptions.

Face masks are optional.

Application for Graduation

Fill out and submit your graduation application via the student portal. The application is located beneath the Academics Section on the left-hand side under Forms and Resources. Graduates must submit a graduation application for approval to participate in commencement.

Photography

Oak Point has arranged for “Grad Images” to take professional photographs of each student. You will be able to view and order images online following the ceremony. To ensure that guests enjoy the ceremony, we ask guests to be considerate of one another when taking photographs. For safety purposes, guests are not permitted to stand in the aisles to take pictures.

The ceremony will be streamed live online.

Cap and Gown Information

The deadline to order regalia is Wednesday, November 28, 2022.

  • Undergraduates may keep the gold tassel, cap, and gown after the ceremony
  • Order optional announcements, diploma frames, and nursing pin guards

Graduation Portfolio Information

The date for Graduation Portfolio pick-up is TBA. Please contact Eric Hernandez at Eric.Hernandez@oakpoint.edu for additional information.

The Graduation Portfolio will include:

  • Portfolio
  • Directions to Drury Lane
  • Graduation Name Card
  • Academic Honor Cords (if awarded)
  • Organizational Pins (if awarded)

Reminder: Graduation packs do not include your cap and gown, these must be ordered online and shipped to your personal address.

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