Commencement

Commencementflix: 2021 General Commencement

Missed the premiere? Watch the full 2021 General Commencement.


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Unprecedented: Commencement student address

Kirsten Caron delivers the 2021 General Commencement student address.


Getting back in the game

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell delivers the keynote address during the 2021 General Commencement ceremony.


Stories from the Class of 2021

Graduating students discuss the challenges and rewards of their college experience.


Humans of the U: Hyun Woo Jo

“Getting my degree from a Western education system like the University of Utah at the U Asia Campus has allowed me to become a global citizen while allowing me to continue my studies close to home.”


U to celebrate 8,442 graduates at 2021 virtual commencement

A campus-wide virtual commencement will take place on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m.


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The road to success: Traveling to convocation ceremonies

Everything you need to know about parking during commencement ceremonies.


Kirsten Caron stands in graduation cap and robe with black banner background which reads, "change"

Student speaker: Kirsten Caron

Get to know the student speaker—a psychology major who wants to help transgender teens and their families.


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A gift of greatness in diversity

A message of congratulations and hope from Vice President Mary Ann Villarreal.


Photo of Demetrius Kourtides, a man in his 80s, leaning against a wall with partially shown 1912 carved into the outside of the building. He's wearing a black suit jacket with a blue tartan tie.

Humans of the U: Demetrius Kourtides

“To be honest with you, I just don’t like to be retired…I don’t like golf, I don’t go hunting…I wanted to do something different.”