graduation

2022 honorary degree recipients announced

The three women will be honored at the general commencement ceremony.


Stories from the Class of 2021

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


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.”


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.


How COVID-19 impacts graduate students

The Graduate School answered questions about how COVID-19 and campus closures are impacting graduate students, from their medical coverage to tuition benefits.


Humans of the U: Shelby Jarman

Everyone deserves to celebrate their graduation.


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

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.


Recognizing the faculty

U faculty are recognized for teaching, scholarly and creative research, service, innovation and impact, community-engaged teaching and more.


Kristen Ries to receive honorary degree at 2020 commencement

Ries was president of the medical staff for the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics and served as the clinical director of infectious diseases/HIV at U of U Health.


image of female graduate. Text reads "Nothing is going to stop this class."

Commencement 2020 survey results

In addition to a virtual General Commencement on April 30, graduate candidates elect to participate in December convocations in person.