Academic Procession

April 26, 2018

Each commencement begins with an academic procession where graduates and faculty assemble north of the Smoot Administration Building (ASB) and walk to the Marriott Center. All participants should be in their designated area by 3:00 p.m. The procession begins at 3:15 p.m.

If it rains, all faculty and graduates must be in their seats in the Marriott Center by 3:45 p.m.



Candidates for bachelor degrees

Form lines according to college in parking lots

north of the ASB.

(Please see map below.)

Candidates for graduate degrees

Line up in the parking lot on northwest side of the ASB.

Doctoral candidates line up first, followed

by juris doctor candidates and then 

master’s candidates.

Board of Trustees, Color Guard,

Deans, Directors, and Special Guests

Be in designated area just north of the ASB.


Gather on the sidewalks east and west of the ASB.

Family and Friends

Be in the Marriott Center by 3:15 to watch the

procession via broadcast.


Broadcast Information:

Commencement exercises are broadcast live on BYU TV, BYU Radio, Classical 89 KBYU-FM and