Special Events

The college sponsors several events throughout the year.  Click on an event to learn more.


The CAS Alumni BBQ Bash is held each fall. All CAS alumni, friends and family are invited for food and fun, set to start three hours before kickoff, and ending one hour before the game starts. It is held on the Arts and Sciences Plaza, located between Ellison Hall and the Clock Tower.


Each semester, the college celebrates our seniors completing their degree programs.  Convocation recognizes the master's and bachelor degree candidates only.  Doctoral degree candidates are hooded at the university's spring commencement.

Arts and Sciences Week

Each February, the college hosts Arts and Sciences Week, highlighting the many programs and activities in the college.  During the week, departments and programs hold special events in their department open to all of the OU community.  Also, the college hosts the Distinguished Alumni of the college present lectures open to the public.

Kaleidoscope Evening

The college's banquet designed to honor our distinguished alumni. For more information, click here.

Student Awards Ceremony

Set for April, the college recognize scholarship recipients and awardees from the different departments at a ceremony.

Ellison Hall Rededication

In 2004 the OU College of Arts and Sciences moved into their new home, Ellison Hall.  For more information, click here.