The 2013 Ozarka College Commencement will take place on Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the John E. Miller Education Complex Auditorium on the Melbourne campus.
Any student who graduated in December 2012, or who will be graduating with a degree or certificate in May 2013, must complete the online intent to graduate form by March 22. Students may find the online form under the Courses tab in myOzarka, then by clicking on the Intent to Graduate link on the right hand side of the screen. Students who are registered in coursework to complete their degree this summer may walk in the graduation ceremony; however, diplomas will not be issued until all graduation requirements have been met. Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude honors are only awarded for associate degrees.
For those students planning to walk in graduation, practice will be held in the John E. Miller Auditorium from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. Graduates will meet in the Lecture Hall at 6 p.m. on the night of commencement. Caps and gowns will be provided free of charge to those who plan to walk and may be picked up May 10or May 13-16 at the Ozarka College Bookstore. Honor cords will be distributed in the lecture hall before the ceremony graduation night. Students who participate in Phi Theta Kappa may purchase PTK regalia at www.ptk.org.
A photographer will be available in the Conference Room of the John E. Miller Education Complex prior to graduation from 5-6:30 p.m. as well as after the ceremony.
Students who do not participate in the graduation ceremony may pick up their diploma on the Melbourne campus, May 20-24 or may request to have it sent to the college’s Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring or Mountain View locations to be picked up there. All diplomas not picked up by May 24 on the Melbourne campus, or sent to another location, will be mailed on Tuesday, May 28. Students are asked to verify their mailing address in myOzarka.
For further information regarding the Ozarka College 2013 Commencement ceremony, please contact the Registrar at 870-368-2028.