Commencement

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  • Candidates for fall semester 2019 graduation must complete the graduation application by October 15, 2019. The application can be found within the mySUU Portal.

Graduation Schedule
Friday, April 24, 2020

University Festivities

8:30 a.m. - Commencement Procession
Traditional procession that begins on Upper Campus and ends at the America First Event Center. All graduates will walk under the Carter Carillon, and are asked to be on Upper Campus at 8:00 a.m. to line up. 

9:00 a.m. - University Commencement, America First Event Center
The formal ceremony to confer degrees upon SUU's Class of 2020. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

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

College Convocations
Tentative Schedule

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 - College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including associate's of science degree in criminal justice, legal studies, and paralegal studies; America First Event Center.
1:00 p.m. - College of Performing & Visual Arts; Randall Jones Theatre.
2:00 p.m. - Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development; America First Event Center. 
3:00 p.m. - College of Aerospace Sciences & Technology, Randall Jones Theatre.
4:00 p.m. - Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering, including associate's of science degrees in CAD/CAM, construction technology, equine sciences, information technology, and livestock farm management; America First Event Center. 
6:00 p.m. - Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business; America First Event Center.  

View full details of graduation festivities.

Class of 2019 Stats

Size of Graduating Class:

  • 2,067 graduates
  • 491 master's degrees
  • 1,210 bachelor's degrees
  • 349 associate degrees
  • 17 certificates

Average GPA

  • 3.4937

Age Range of Graduates:

  • 17-66

Gender Breakdown:

  • 1,112 Female
  • 955 Male
  • Class includes 54 married couples

Graduates come from:

  • 38 U.S. States
  • 31 Countries
  • 1 U.S. Territories
  • 26 Utah Counties

Most Popular Degrees:

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