Commencement

Commencement Updates

  • ALL master's degree candidates (graduate degrees) receive their diplomas in their respective college convocation ceremonies at Noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., or 6:30 p.m.
  • Commencement 2017 program 

2017 Videos

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Graduation Schedule
Friday, May 4, 2018

Tentative Schedule

University Festivities

9:00 a.m. - University Commencement, Centrum Arena
The formal ceremony to confer degrees upon SUU's Class of 2018. Centrum doors open at 7:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - Graduation Celebration, Multi-Purpose Quad
An informal gathering of graduates with their friends, professors and guests before leaving campus. Free and open to all. 

College Convocations

Each graduate is individually recognized, called to walk and accept their diploma in their respective college ceremony. ALL master's degree candidates (graduate degrees) receive their diplomas in their respective college convocation ceremonies. 

Noon - Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering, Centrum Arena 
1:00 p.m. - College of Performing & Visual Arts, Randall Jones Theatre
2:00 p.m. - School of Business, Centrum Arena 
3:00 p.m. - School of Integrated and Engaged Learning, including most associate's degrees, Randall Jones Theatre
4:30 p.m. - College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Centrum Arena  
6:30 p.m. - Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development, Centrum Arena 

View full details of graduation festivities.

Class of 2017 Stats

Size of Graduating Class:

  • 1925 graduates
  • 408 master's
  • 1130 bachelor's
  • 371 associate's
  • 16 certificates

Average GPA

  • 3.4601

Age Range of Graduates:

  • 17-63

Gender Breakdown:

  • 1057 Female
  • 868 Male
  • Class includes 60 married couples

Graduates come from:

  • 36 U.S. states
  • 16 countries
  • 28 Utah counties

Most Popular Degrees:

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
  4. Accounting
  5. Elementary Education
  6. General Studies
  7. Communication
  8. Criminal Justice
  9. Human Nutrition
  10. Exercise Science

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