Commencement

Commencement Updates

  • Tickets are NOT required for admission into the University Commencement or any of the College Convocations. All seating is general admission; doors to University Commencement will open at 7:30 a.m.
  • Students and guests who require ADA accommodations should complete the online ADA Request Form by April 27, 2016.

Graduation Schedule
Saturday, April 30, 2016

University Festivities

9:00 a.m. - University Commencement, Centrum Arena
The formal ceremony to confer degrees upon SUU's Class of 2015

10:30 a.m. - Graduation Celebration, Multipurpose Quad (south side of Centrum Arena)
An informal gathering of graduates with their friends, professors and guests before leaving campus. Free and open to all.

College Convocations

Each graduate is individually recognized, called to walk and accept their diploma in their respective college ceremony.

Noon - College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Centrum Arena 
1:00 p.m. - College of Performing & Visual Arts, Randall Jones Theatre
2:00 p.m.Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development, Centrum Arena 
4:30 p.m.Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering, Centrum Arena
6:30 p.m.School of Business, Centrum Arena

View full details of graduation festivities.

Class of 2015 Stats

Size of Graduating Class:

  • 1643 graduates
  • 320 master's
  • 1005 bachelor's
  • 307 associate's
  • 11 special education certificates

Age Range of Graduates:

  • 17-64

Gender Breakdown:

  • 928 Female
  • 715 Male
  • Class includes 63 married couples

Graduates come from:

  • 26 U.S. states
  • 19 countries

Most Popular Degrees:

  1. Psychology
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Biology
  4. Communication
  5. Nursing
  6. Physical Education
  7. Criminal Justice
  8. Accounting
  9. Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality Management
  10. English

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