2021-2022 Graduation Ceremonies

We celebrate our students' hard work and dedication to success with our graduation ceremonies that are held once a year at the end of the Spring term. The Spring 2022 commencement and convocations will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022.  Graduates, family, and friends unable to attend in person are invited to watch commencement as it is live streamed from campus.


Attention (Graduates Must Register)

Graduates must register to participate in UVU's Graduation Ceremonies. Ceremony registration is now closed until Spring 2022. 

When registration opens Spring participants must, register as a member of uvualumni.org, then fill out the ceremony registration form to sign up for the ceremonies you will be walking in.  Your college/school will reserve your spot and you will be add to the email list for future ceremony details. 


Public Ceremony Information


  • All UVU graduates participate together in this ceremony.
  • President Astrid S. Tuminez,  the keynote speaker, and others will address the graduates and audience.
  • During this ceremony, all the graduates will stand as a group and then be congratulated and instructed to move their tassels from the right to the left side of their caps.



  • Each participating students/graduates will be recognized in this ceremony.
  • Each graduate's name will be announced as the graduate walks across the green carpet to receive a diploma cover.
  • Follow the links bellow to see what time and where your school/college will hold their convocation.


Convocation Ceremonies

Outside sidewalk lined with trees

College of Engineering and Technology


College of Health and Public Service

exterior of liberal arts building

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Exterior of the Science Building

College of Science


School of Education

Exterior Image of Noorda Center

School of The Arts

Aerial view of Orem Campus

University College

Exterior of Woodbury Business Building

Woodbury School of Business

Additional Ceremony Information

Grad Party Pack

Class of 2021 Grad Party Pack

You did it! Show off your UVU pride wherever you are celebrating your achievement.

Though it will look different than what you probably had in mind, the cause for celebration is possibly more meaningful than ever before! As such, we wanted to get your party started with a digital party pack filled with decorations, photo props, inspiration to share your achievement, the UVU fight song, a trip down memory lane, recipes, and more.

UVU 2021 Grad Party pack  

Graduation Symbols - Coming Soon!

Graduation Symbols - Coming Soon!

  • University Seal
  • Gonfalons 
  • Regalia (Individual Items)
  • Presidential Medallion of Office
  • University Mace
  • University Marshal
  • Marshal's Batons
  • Trustee Gowns
  • Processional Music
  • Bagpipes and UVU Kilt Pattern
  • Official Colors
  • Graduation Processional
  • Diploma
  • Diploma Cover
  • Medallions
  • Cords
  • Etc.

Parking on Campus

Guests and graduates will be able to park in any legal parking space on campus for free on the day of Commencement and the day of Convocation. Any cars parked illegally will be ticketed. 

Parking Map

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services accommodations are available for those needing sign-language interpreters, wheelchairs, etc.

Accessibility Services

Security and Safety

There will be security checks at the Commencement Ceremony so we urge guests to plan for a little extra time to make it through these checkpoints.