Graduating AthletesSouthern Utah University Commencement


  • Watch a recap of the 2022 Commencement Address given to the Class of 2022 by Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State. 
  • SUU Graduates Over 2,300 Students During Annual Commencement. Read the story.
  • View the 2022 Commencement Program.

Graduation Schedule: April 29, 2022

University Festivities

8:00 a.m. - Commencement Lineup on Upper Campus

8:30 a.m. - Commencement Procession
Traditional procession that begins on Upper Campus. Graduates in the colleges designated to graduate on Friday, April 29, will walk under the Carter Carillon and are asked to be on the Upper Campus at 8:00 a.m. to line up. 

9:00 a.m. - University Commencement Ceremony, America First Event Center
The formal commencement ceremony that features a keynote address, student speaker, honorary doctorate degrees, and the moving of tassels. Tickets are not required for this ceremony, but seating preference will be made for graduates and their families. The ceremony will be live streamed into overflow locations

  Commencement Livestream

College Degree Convocations

Each graduate is individually recognized, called to walk and accept their diploma in their respective academic college ceremony. 

Class of 2022 Stats

Size of Graduating Class:

  • 2,309 graduates
  • 601 master's degrees
  • 1,504 bachelor's degrees
  • 204 associate degrees

Average GPA:

  • 3.53

Age of Graduates:

  • 27 (average)
  • 16-67 (range)

Gender Breakdown:

  • 1,309 Females
  • 940 Males
  • Class includes 75 married couples

Graduates come from:

  • 39 Countries
  • 42 U.S. States
  • 1 U.S. Territory

Most Popular Degrees:

  1. Master's of Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
  4. Communication
  5. Accounting
  6. Biology
  7. Master of Education
  8. General Studies
  9. Exercise Science
  10. Master of Accountancy