Graduating AthletesSouthern Utah University Commencement

Thursday, April 27, 2023

7:00 p.m. - Hooding Ceremony for Master's Degree Graduates, America First Event Center
Each master's degree graduate is individually recognized, called to walk, accept their diploma, and be hooded during this ceremony. 

Friday, April 28, 2023

7:30 a.m. Commencement Lineup on Upper Campus

8:00 a.m. Commencement Procession

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. University Commencement Ceremony, America First Event Center

10:30 a.m. College Degree Convocations Begin

Each bachelor's degree and associate's degree graduate is individually recognized, called to walk and accept their diploma in their respective academic college ceremony.

  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including associate's of science degrees in criminal justice, general studies, legal studies, and paralegal studies, America First Event Center
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. College of Performing & Visual Arts, America First Event Center
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development, America First Event Center
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. College of Health Sciences, America First Event Center
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Sciences, including SUCCESS Academy, America First Event Center
  • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. College of Engineering & Computational Sciences, including associate's of applied science in aviation, associate's of applied science degrees CAD/CAM, construction technology, and information technology, America First Event Center
  • 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business, America First Event Center

Information & Updates

  • The Master's Degree Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m. , is for all master's degree graduates and is when your name will be announced as you walk across the stage, receive your diploma, and are hooded. You are then encouraged to participate in the Processional at 8 a.m. (line up at 7:30 a.m. on Upper Campus) and the University Ceremony Friday morning at 8:30 a.m.
  • If you are earning a Bachelor's and Associate's Degree, your name will be announced as walk across the stage during your College Degree Convocation on Friday, April 28. Please check the schedule for the time of your convocation. You are also encouraged to attend the Processional at 8 a.m. (line up at 7:30 a.m. on Upper Campus) and the University Ceremony Friday morning at 8:30 a.m.
  • 2023 lineup map and more ceremony details.
  • The next opportunity to pick up your cap & gown is during the Grad Fair on Thursday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, April 27, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hunter Alumni Center.  

Class of 2023 Stats

Graduating Class:

  • 2,408 graduates
  • 1,397 females
  • 1,011 males

Average GPA:

  • 3.54

Age of Graduates:

  • 27 (average)
  • 17-73 (range)

Degree Earned:

  • 810 master's degrees
  • 1,807 bachelor's degrees
  • 266 associate degrees
  • 28 certificates

Online Graduates:

  • 944

Southwest Tech Dual Enrollment Graduates:

  • 21

Most Popular Degrees:

  1. Master's of Business Administration
  2. Master's of Education
  3. Psychology
  4. Nursing
  5. General Studies
  6. Accounting
  7. Biology
  8. Management
  9. Master's of Accountancy
  10. Communication