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APPLICATION DEADLINES

Fall Semester - October 31

Spring Semester - February 28

Summer Semester - May 31

Graduation application must be completed and submitted by the appropriate deadline.

Review specific degree requirements for your intended certificate or degree. See Areas of Study for more information.

For more information contact
Cirie Noyes
(435) 613-5431
cirie.noyes@usu.edu


Commencement Ceremony

Students graduating in any of the three semesters may walk in the April Commencement Ceremony.

Each student will be given a diploma cover at the commencement ceremony. Diplomas are mailed about 8-10 weeks after commencement. Final posting of degree is subject to a verification process conducted by the college.

2018 Commencement

Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:00 am
Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center (BDAC)

Commencement Reception immediately following the ceremony
Central Instruction Building (CIB)

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Guest Tickets

Guest tickets are not required for the Commencement Ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check with the commencement representative listed at the bottom of the page. Doors to the BDAC will be open to the public at 9:00 am, Saturday April 28th.

Overflow seating will be available in the Geary Events Center. Parents with small children are encouraged to view the commencement ceremony from the Geary Events Center.

Accommodations for People with Disabilities

For information on sign language interpreting, accessible parking, and wheelchair access contact:

Audience - Charley Auberger, (435) 613-5664, charley.auberger@usu.edu

Graduates - Karl Burnside, (435) 613-5337, karl.burnside@usu.edu 

Val J. Halamandaris Caring Award

The Caring Award is presented annually to a USU Eastern student in honor of Val J. Halamandaris. Mr. Halamandaris grew up in Price, attended Carbon High and Carbon College.

Submit a Nomination


For more information regarding the commencement ceremony contact the commencement coordinator:
Charley Auberger, (435) 613-5664, charley.auberger@usu.edu 

Information for Students

Graduation Fair

Your camp and gown can be purchased at the Graduation Fair. 

March 20 - 21, 2018 • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm • USU Eastern Campus Store

The campus store has approximately 100 gowns available at a discount, first-come first-served.

All participants in the ceremony are required to wear authorized caps and gowns. Commencement apparel is available online from the USU Campus Store. For further information contact the USU Campus Store at (800) 662-3950. or (435) 797-3950.

Candidates for degrees wear the black mortarboard with a tassel that is a color distinctive of the degree being received (see below). Wear the prescribed academic costume without deviation. Candidates for master's and doctoral degrees will carry the hood over the left arm prior to the commencement ceremony.

Each part of the regalia has a traditional meaning specific to your major field, Utah State University, and higher education.

Tassel Colors

Black

Black:
Associates & Certificates of Completion

Maize

Maize:
Bachelor's
College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Brown

Brown:
Bachelor's
Caine College of the Arts

Drab

Drab:
Bachelor's
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Light Blue

Light Blue:
Bachelor's
Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Orange

Orange:
Bachelor's
College of Engineering


White

White:
Bachelor's
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Russet

Russet:
Bachelor's
S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

Yellow-Gold

Yellow-Gold:
Bachelor's
College of Science

Black

Black:
School of Graduate Studies

APRIL 28, 2018

Assemble

9:15 am
Students - Central Instruction Building (CIB)
Faculty - Jennifer Leavitt Student Center (JLSC)

Academic Procession
9:50 am
Students - from CIB to BDAC
Faculty - from JLSC to BDAC

Commencement Ceremony
10:00 am BDAC

Commencement Reception
Immediately following the ceremony, CIB

Undergraduate Students

Please check your transcript to ensure your name is complete and spelled correctly. Your name and degree will appear on your diploma and in the commencement program exactly as it is on the student database. If changes are necessary, complete the Change of Information Form and return it to the One Stop Student Services office by April 1, 2018.

If you do not attend the commencement ceremony, you may pick up your diploma cover at no charge in the One-Stop Student Services office in the JLSC. If you want your diploma cover mailed, there is a $6.70 postage fee.

Your diploma will be mailed to the address on your graduation application 6-8 weeks after graduation. Please make sure this address is correct. If you wish to have your diploma sent via certified mail, you may do so by paying a $6.70 fee at the One-Stop Student Services office.

Resolve any outstanding financial obligations, such as library fines, parking tickets, etc. You will not receive your diploma and may not order transcripts or have other documents released if you have unresolved financial obligations.

Graduate Students

Your name and degree will appear on your diploma exactly as it is on the student database. If changes are necessary, complete the Change of Information Form and return it to the One-Stop Student Services office  by April 1, 2018.

Diplomas for graduate students are mailed 6-8 weeks after commencement. Your diploma is mailed to the address recorded on your Graduation Fee Payment Form. If you wish to have your diploma sent via certified mail, you may do so by paying a $6.70 fee at the One-Stop Student Services office. Please check your transcript to ensure your name is complete and spelled correctly. 

Resolve any outstanding financial obligations, such as library fines, parking tickets, etc. You will not receive your diploma and may not order transcripts or have other documents released if you have unresolved financial obligations.

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