Commencement

Commencement Updates

Graduation Schedule
Saturday, April 30, 2016

University Festivities

9:00 a.m. - University Commencement, Centrum Arena
The formal ceremony to confer degrees upon SUU's Class of 2016. Centrum doors open at 7:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - Graduation Celebration, Sharwan  Smith Center Ballroom
An informal gathering of graduates with their friends, professors and guests before leaving campus. Free and open to all. Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Celebration has been been moved from the Multi-Purpose Quad to the the Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom.

College Convocations

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

Noon - College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Centrum Arena 
1:00 p.m. - College of Performing & Visual Arts, Randall Jones Theatre
2:00 p.m.Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development, Centrum Arena 
4:30 p.m.Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering, Centrum Arena
6:30 p.m.School of Business, Centrum Arena

View full details of graduation festivities.

Class of 2016 Stats

Size of Graduating Class:

  • 1712 graduates
  • 325 master's
  • 986 bachelor's
  • 382 associate's
  • 19 certificates

Age Range of Graduates:

  • 17-69

Gender Breakdown:

  • 959 Female
  • 753 Male
  • Class includes 48 married couples

Graduates come from:

  • 34 U.S. states
  • 1 U.S. territory
  • 16 countries

Most Popular Degrees:

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Accounting
  4. Biology
  5. Communication
  6. Elementary Education
  7. Criminal Justice
  8. Human Nutrition
  9. Family Life and Human Development
  10. Theatre Arts

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