Commencement Ceremonies

University Commencement Ceremony

The formal ceremony to confer degrees on the SUU's Class of 2020.

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Friday, April 30, 2021 

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 formal processional that will march across campus and into the University-wide ceremony.

9:00 a.m. • University Ceremony • (351 W. University Boulevard)

Commencement Program

  • Processional of graduates
  • Graduates' formal investiture
  • Keynote speaker
  • Switching of the tassel
  • Recognition of each graduate

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. Family and friends have the option of watching Commencement from the Upper Quad or in surrounding SUU buildings via live streaming. The ceremony will also be streamed online by SUTV-9 and on SUU's social media channels.

12:00 Noon • Celebration Graduation • Upper Quad

An informal gathering of graduates to celebrate with their friends, professors and guests before leaving the campus.

  • Free and open to all
  • Live music and refreshments

College Convocations - Friday, April 30

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.

  • TBA College of Humanities & Social Sciences , Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and Paralegal Studies.
  • TBA College of Performing & Visual Arts.
  • TBA Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development.
  • TBA Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Sciences, including associate of CAD / CAM, construction technology, equine science, information technology, and livestock farm management.
  • TBA Dixie L. Leavitt  School of Business.
  • TBA College of Health Sciences.
  • TBA  College Engineering & Computational Sciences.

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