2020 Commencement Ceremony

OCC is committed to the health and safety of our students, employees and visitors. To help limit the spread of the novel Coronavirus, we are rescheduling our 2020 Commencement ceremonies, originally scheduled for May 16, to Saturday, August 22, 2020. Our students work incredibly hard to reach this milestone and we look forward to celebrating their achievement with their families, instructors, friends and loved ones. Until then, stay safe and stay well.

Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Oakland University - O'rena Athletic Facility

Ceremony Time Graduates in Attendance
10 a.m.* Graduates receiving an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS or AASX) or a Certificate (CT)
2 p.m.*
Graduates receiving any of the following degrees:
Associate in Arts (AA)
Associate in Business Administration (ABA)
Associate in General Studies (AGS)
Associate in Liberal Arts (ALA)
Associate in Science (ASC)
* Students receiving more than one degree or certificate who are eligible to attend either ceremony should attend the 10 a.m. Ceremony.

All graduating students are encouraged to attend their designated Commencement Ceremony!

Students planning to graduate should apply for graduation with an OCC counselor by July 31 to ensure their name appears in the Commencement Brochure.

Students may continue applying for graduation after July 31 and may still participate in the ceremony

Contact Information

Auburn Hills

Anne Palmer
Phone 248.232.4136

Ordering (cap, gowns, etc.)
Auburn Hills Bookstore
Phone 248.232.4320

Highland Lakes

Sue Henke
Phone 248.942.3335

Ordering (cap, gowns, etc.)
Highland Lakes Bookstore
Phone 248.942.3020

Orchard Ridge

Belynda Gambrell
Phone 248.522.3510

Ordering (cap, gowns, etc.)
Orchard Ridge Bookstore
Phone 248.522.3420

Royal Oak/Southfield

Kim Combs
Phone 248.246.2611

Ordering (caps, gowns, etc.)
Royal Oak Bookstore
Phone 248.246.2420

Ordering (caps, gowns, etc.)
Southfield Bookstore
Phone 248.233.2720

Disability Assistance

Michelle McLane
Phone 248.522.3481

For the hearing impaired,
please use Michigan Relay
Phone 800.649.3777

Steve Linden
Ken Faulk