Congratulations!    This is something you have worked extremely hard toward, and we hope to make this a very special occasion for you and your family.  Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Bacone College, 2299 Old Bacone Road, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Caps & Gowns:

In preparation for commencement exercises, you will need to place your order for a cap and gown no later than Monday, March 7, 2017 (remember March 7 – 11 is Spring Break).   The form for ordering your cap and gown is now available in the Bacone Bookstore, and your cap and gown will be available for you to pick up in the Bookstore on Monday, April 11, 2017.  If you have questions, the Bookstore number is 918-781-7281.  The Bacone Bookstore is located at the Palmer Student Center in the Bacone Commons.


Announcements may be purchased on-line through price information sheet from C-B Graduation Announcements is on the Moodle site.  You can also see personalized announcements on display in the Bookstore.   We look forward to hearing from you regarding your satisfaction with C-B Graduation Announcement’s quality product and 24-hour turnaround time! 


Also, Candid Color Photography will be providing photo services to our graduates again this year.  The photographer will take a photo of each graduate as he/she receives his/her diploma and will also take an additional photo just after he/she crosses the stage.  This second photo is a posed photo.  This service is provided in addition to the traditional "handshake" photo to help insure that each graduate gets a quality photograph.   After the ceremony Color Photography will mail a color proof to each graduate with NO OBLIGATION to purchase.  A variety of sizes and packages will be offered to fit all your picture needs.  Graduates can order as few as one photo or a package of many.  In addition to mailing a proof, photographs will be displayed online at  It makes ordering even more convenient, especially for friends and family who may not live near the graduate.  The photographer states:  All photographs carry a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back, no questions asked.  This photo service does not prohibit family photos from being taken.

CAAP Testing:

Memorandum regarding CAAP (Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency) Test with testing dates is on the Moodle Site.

Reminder:   If you do not take the CAAP test and are not exempt; you have not successfully completed the requirements of graduation and you will not receive a diploma.

Press Release Information:

Download and submit the Graduate Media Request form to the right so we can submit a press release to your hometown paper announcing your graduation from Bacone College.  Please provide the information requested on the media post card either mail the card or return it to the Office of Academic Affairs (first floor Samuel Richards [SR 105]) or send the information through email.

Graduation layout, etc.

When you pick up your cap and gown at the Bacone Bookstore, you will be provided with a layout of the Main Campus Quad, a list of the order in which graduates will be processing, and a flyer explaining graduation etiquette.  Again, this information will also be posted on the Commencement Website and Moodle as the ceremony draws closer.

Please direct your questions relating to specific topics to the following individuals:

Applications for Graduation and Diplomas:
Ms. Virginia Thompson, Registrar
P: (918) 781-7275
F: (918) 781-7416 or (866) 498-1487
[email protected]

CAAP Testing
Ms. Linda Milam, Coordinator - Institutional Assessment Data 
P: (918) 781-7247
F: (918) 781-7214
[email protected]

Caps And Gowns
Ms. Dawn Osborne
P: (918) 781-7281
F: (918) 781-7376
[email protected]