Commencement

Humans of the U: Stephanie Morgan

“The Educational Leadership and Policy graduate program has helped me to be a better leader. I have learned to unite others with a shared vision and how to shape and support a team culture.”


Submit a video for commencement

Submit your 20-second video to appear in the general commencement livestream.


Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell to give U’s 2021 commencement address

Keynote will be given virtually.


University of Utah will allow two guests per graduate

Masks and physical distancing will be required.


Grad gift boxes now available

As the university gears up for another unconventional graduation season, University Print & Mail Services has a way you can celebrate your student’s achievements without being with them in person.


University of Utah to hold both virtual and in-person events for Commencement 2021

The main university commencement ceremony will be pre-recorded and live-streamed on utah.edu/live, Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. In-person college-specific convocations will be held on May 6 and 7.


U Board of Trustees announces 2021 honorary degree recipients

Russell M. Nelson, C. Hope Eccles and William J. Rutter to be recognized.


female graduate. text reads, "This class will never back down"

Top stories of 2020: U to celebrate 8,628 graduates at 2020 virtual commencement

A campus-wide virtual commencement will take place on Thursday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m.


Plans canceled for U December convocations

Due to still-evolving COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates in Salt Lake County and the rest of the state, university leaders have postponed plans for winter convocations until spring 2021.


Bringing commencement to life online

The entirely digital 2020 ceremony came together thanks to interdepartmental collaboration and creative troubleshooting.