Graduation Ceremony Details
May 6, 2023 • 10:30 a.m.
Faith Arena, O'Dell Center
14470 W. Tierra Buena Lane
Surprise, AZ 85374
To watch the 2021-22 ceremony via livestream, click here.
CAPS and GOWN ORDERING
PLEASE NOTE: When placing your order, you will need to select the event date listed above.
If you are a candidate for graduation from the Surprise, Arizona campus, click here to order your cap and gown.
Order your official Ottawa University Arizona graduation announcements at this link.
The O'Dell Center (Faith Arena) doors will open at 9:30 a.m., 1 hour prior to the start of the ceremony for friends and family to enter and find seating prior to the start of the event.
Tickets are NOT required for your family and guests. Seating in Faith Arena will be on a first-come basis (no reserved seating) with primary seating in the stands for guests. Graduating students will be seated on the arena floor in front of the stage area, with additional floor seating behind them available for guests as well.
Ample parking is available around campus and the stadium. Click here to see a map that shows parking throughout the campus.
For your convenience, click this link for the information regarding your upcoming visit to Surprise, Arizona, for Commencement.
There are a variety of hotels in the area, and there are three that are situated right close to campus:
If you have questions regarding Commencement, please complete the form below and someone will be in touch with you.