Apr 20, 2021

College of the Ozarks Commencement Overview, Class of 2020 and 2021 - INTERNAL EVENT

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks will honor the Classes of 2020 and 2021 with graduation ceremonies in May 2021 in the Howell W. Keeter Athletic Complex. 

The Class of 2020 will be honored on Saturday, May 1, at 2 p.m. Out of the 350 graduates, 99 students will attend the 113th annual graduation ceremony.

The top five majors for the Class of 2020 are business, nursing, psychology, agriculture, and education.

The Class of 2021 will be honored on Sunday, May 9, as follows:  

  • Bachelor of Science at 10 a.m.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Arts at 2 p.m.

The Class of 2021 is comprised of 318 graduates. The event will mark the 114th annual graduation ceremony. 

The top five majors of the 2021 graduating class are business, communication arts, agriculture, nursing, and education.

There will be no rehearsal or baccalaureate services on either day. 

In consideration of the campus community's health and wellness, students will be allowed up to four guests to attend, with seating arrangements socially distanced. The ceremony will be livestreamed, and only essential faculty, staff, and students will be permitted to attend.

An access link will be placed on the C of O public website home page. The recording will accessible post-graduation. 

A cookie reception will follow the May 1 ceremony for the Class of 2020 and their guests only. A boxed luncheon will be served at noon on May 9 for the Class of 2021 and their guests only. 

Essential faculty, staff, and students supporting the events will be provided a boxed lunch on May 9.