Utah Tech University

111th Commencement Ceremony

Utah Tech is excited to announce we will be hosting the 111th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2022, in Greater Zion Stadium.


Congratulations, Class of 2022, on accomplishing your academic goals.  The University is dedicated to honoring you and recognizing your achievements during our 110th commencement exercises.

We will have an in-person ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2022, in Greater Zion Stadium.

There will be one ceremony combined with masters, baccalaureate, and associate graduates. The ceremony will not be ticketed and face coverings are optional.

Please check back regularly to keep updated on information regarding the 2022 Commencement Ceremony.


Important Update: Washington County announced they will be hosting the Iron Man World Championships the week of May 6.

This event brings thousands of people from all over the world to St. George Utah.

Students who have family traveling into town for the commencement ceremony should begin making travel arrangements as soon as possible.


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Graduates click here to find out the information you will need regarding the 111th Commencement Ceremony.

Graduate Ceremony Information

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff visit the link below to learn important information regarding your role in the 111th Commencement Ceremony.

Faculty & Staff Ceremony Information


Guests and community members who are attending the ceremony, visit the link below to find out key information about parking, ticketing, and more.

Ceremony Guest Information


What is the plan for Commencement?

The Utah Tech University 111th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 6, in Greater Zion Stadium on the UT campus. The processional will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the ceremony will start immediately following the processional. There will be one ceremony combined with masters, baccalaureate and associate graduates.

Greater Zion Stadium Gates open: 6:00 a.m. Guests must be seated by 7:30 a.m.

Graduates Processional line-up: 6:30 a.m. at the Gardner Center Plaza

Processional Start time: 7:30 a.m. the ceremony will start directly following the processional.

Do I need to RSVP to participate in Commencement?

No. Graduates were asked to RSVP in their graduation application, however you are still eligible to walk and your space in the 2022 Commencement Ceremony is reserved.

When will I receive my diploma?

Yes. Diplomas will be mailed out after graduation requirements have been verified.

During the ceremony you will receive a diploma cover.

Will I receive my cap, gown, honors regalia, etc.?

Caps, gowns, honors stoles, and cords will be available at the Grad Fair on May 4 & 5, 2022, where all graduating students also will receive a gift from the UT Alumni Association, enjoy snacks, and have the opportunity to purchase Utah Tech memorabilia from the Campus Store booth and join the Alumni Association.

Do my family members need tickets to attend Commencement?

No. Commencement will not be a ticketed event this year.

Are college receptions and other associated banquets and celebrations being held?

Yes. College receptions will be held May 5. Details specific to your college’s reception will be sent to your Dmail account.

Who is invited to walk in the 110th Commencement Ceremony?

Students who graduated with an associate, baccalaureate, or master’s degree in  summer and fall of 2021, and spring or summer of 2022 are invited to walk in the 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Could the May Commencement ceremony be postponed or canceled?

Yes. Utah Tech will continue to follow local, state, and national guidelines for safeguarding against COVID-19, and all future plans are dependent on the recommendations being made at that time. Although we will move forward with planning Commencement, if any new directives or guidelines are provided that would impact the Commencement ceremony, we will postpone or cancel as advised.