2023 Commencement Celebration and Ceremony

Oakton's graduation ceremony is a celebration of your hard work and dedication. It's an opportunity to mark a milestone in your educational journey. We can't wait to celebrate you.


Class of 2023 Commencement: Monday, May 15, 2023

Prepare to graduate

All students must petition to graduate no later than Friday, February 17.

Follow these easy steps:

1. Log on to myOakton
2. Select Student Profile
3. Select Apply To Graduate (under your photo)
4. Follow the directions on the application
5. If the degree or certificate you wish to apply for is not showing, select it from the drop down menu
6. Complete application and submit

Order your cap and gown

After you petition to graduate, keep an eye on your email! We'll send you important information about ordering your cap and gown for the ceremony. Orders are due on March 3.