Commencement Ceremonies

University Commencement Ceremony

The formal ceremony to confer degrees on the SUU's Class of 2021.

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Friday, April 30, 2021 
Tentative Schedule

8:00 a.m. • Graduate Procession Lineup • Upper Campus

All graduates, dressed in cap and gown, meet on the Upper Quad to participate in the traditional processional.

8:30 a.m. • Graduation Processional • Upper Quad
The procession passes under the Carter Carillon and ends at the America First Event Center.

9:00 a.m. • University Ceremony • America First Event Center (152 S. 800 W.)
The formal ceremony to confer degrees upon SUU's Class of 2021. This university-wide ceremony includes the awarding of honorary doctorate degrees, keynote and student addresses, and the switching of tassels.

Commencement Program

Open to all graduates and their guests, with general admission seating. SUU will follow guidelines issued by the state of Utah at the time of commencement regarding masks and physical distancing. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and guests should be seated 30 minutes prior tot he processional of the graduates at 8:30 a.m. The ceremony will also be streamed online by SUTV-9 and on SUU's social media channels.

College Convocations - Friday, April 30, 2021

Each graduate is successively recognized, "walks," and receives a diploma during the 9 a.m. University Ceremony. 

All graduate degrees receive their diplomas in their respective college convocation ceremonies. 

General admission seating, no tickets required.

Guests should be seated 10 minutes ahead to view graduates' processional.

  • 11 a.m. - Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development, America First Event Center.
  • Noon - College of Performing & Visual Arts, Randall L. Jones Theatre.
  • 1 p.m. - Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business, America First Event Center.
  • 2 p.m. - Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Sciences, including associate's of science degrees in GIS, Randall L. Jones Theatre.
  • 3 p.m. -  College of Health Sciences, including associate's of science degrees in equine sciences and livestock farm management, America First Event Center.
  • 4 p.m. - College of Engineering & Computational Sciences, including associate's of science degrees CAD/CAM, construction technology, and information technology, Randall L. Jones Theatre.
  • 5 p.m.  - College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including associate's of science degree in criminal justice, legal studies, and paralegal studies, America First Event Center.

Ceremony and Convocation Broadcasts

University Commencement and each College Convocation will be streamed live online . The University Beginning Ceremony will also air live on SUTV.

Tickets are not required for commencement