OHS Graduation Information
Oswego High School Class of 2021 Graduation Information
Cap and Gown / Graduation Ticket Pick Up
Monday, May 10th - 12:00pm - 3:00pm - Students last names A - L
Tuesday, May 11th - 12:00pm - 3:00pm - Students last names M - Z
Graduates will use this time to pick up the following:
Tickets for Northern Illinois University Graduation - 5 Tickets
Tickets for OHS Graduation (If severe weather) - 4 Tickets
Cap and Gown and other graduation regalia
Please enter door 11.
**Graduates missing the following will not be able to pick up their tickets:
Outstanding (not completed) FAFSA or FAFSA Opt out form. Contact your counselor directly if you have questions. If a student is 18, then they can complete this at Cap and Gown/Graduation Ticket Pick Up.
Outstanding (not submitted) 12th Grade CCRI Naviance survey. Contact your counselor directly if you have questions. If a student needs to then they can complete this at Cap and Gown/Graduation Ticket Pick Up.
Paperwork for meningococcal immunization submitted. Call 630-636-2002 for any questions or concerns with this. Students not in compliance with immunization requirements are excluded from all district-sponsored events, including senior events or graduation.
Excellence in Education / Senior Awards Night
Wednesday, May 12th - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
This event is by invitation only. Each student will be given four guests for this event which will be held at Ken Pickerill Stadium. Guests will be seated in the stands as students will be seated on the track. In case of inclement weather, this event will be held on May 19th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Book Return for REMOTE Seniors
Thursday, May 20th - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday, May 21st - 7:00am - 9:30am
REMOTE Seniors can use this time to drop off their textbooks and library books. All other seniors will turn their books in to their classroom teachers. Books that are not turned in will be charged to the student’s account. Any outstanding fees can be paid online through www.pushcoin.com
Last Day of Classes for Seniors
Thursday, May 20th
Be sure to take home any personal items on this day. All items such as art projects, instruments, classwork, etc.should be taken home by seniors on their last day.
All students must complete the FAFSA or the FAFSA Nonparticipation Form BEFORE graduation. Please contact your counselor if you have not completed this step.
Official transcripts will be released on June 15th. All fees must be paid in full in order for the final transcript to be released. Students need to order final transcripts through Naviance at www.naviance.com. Final transcripts will be held if fees are not paid. If you need to check if you owe fees, please log into PushCoin or call our bookkeeper at 630-636-4401
OUTDOOR Graduation Ceremony - Northern Illinois University
Saturday, May 22nd - 3:30pm
Northern Illinois University Huskies Stadium
1245 Stadium Drive South, DeKalb, IL 60115
Doors open to graduates at 2:30pm
Each graduate will be given 5 tickets for guests. Each guest age 1 and up must have a ticket to attend the ceremony. These tickets will be distributed when students pick up their gaps and gowns.
Ticketed guests will enter through the west gate into the stadium
See This Link for more information on the outdoor graduation ceremony
ALTERNATIVE INDOOR Graduation Ceremonies
May 22nd in the OHS Main Gym.
Each graduate will be assigned a specific ceremony time. Ceremonies will begin at 8:00am and the last will begin at 8:00pm on May 22nd.
These ceremonies will only take place at OHS in the event that severe weather conditions cancel the outdoor ceremony at NIU. Communication will be sent out no later than 9:00pm to communicate the location of the graduation ceremony.
Each graduate will be assigned to one ceremony for the day. These times will be released on May 5th.
Each graduate will be given 4 guest tickets which will be distributed when students pick up their gaps and gowns.
Graduates will enter through door 37 and go directly to the Auxiliary Gym. Please plan to arrive 45 minutes before your assigned ceremony.
Ticketed guests will enter door 37 and go directly to the Main Gym. Doors will open to parents 30 minutes before their assigned ceremony. All guests must have a ticket to enter,
See This Link for more information on the alternative / indoor graduation ceremony at OHS.
Photography / Video at the Ceremony
Professional photographers will be on hand during the ceremony at Northern Illinois University. Visit www.
EVID Marketplace will be recording the graduation ceremony. Visit https://
Diploma Pick Up / Chromebook Drop Off
May 24th - 8:00am - 1:00pm
May 25th - 8:00am - 1:00pm
Diplomas will not be handed out at graduation. Seniors will come to door 38 to collect their graduation diploma and also turn in their district-owned Chromebook.
Congratulations Oswego High School Class of 2021