Academic Processional

April 25, 2019

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 9:00 a.m. The procession begins at 9:15 a.m.

If it rains, all faculty and graduates must be in their seats in the Marriott Center by 9:45 a.m.



Bachelor degrees candidates  Form lines according to college in parking lots north
of the ASB. (Please see map below.)
Graduate degrees candidates Line up in the parking lot on northwest side of the
ASB in the following order:
  • Doctoral candidates 
  • Juris Doctor candidates
  • Master’s candidates
Board of Trustees, Color Guard,
Deans, Directors, and Special Guests

Be in designated area just northof the ASB.

Faculty Gather on the sidewalks east and west of the ASB.
Family and Friends Be in the Marriott Center by 9:15 a.m. to watch the
procession via broadcast.


Broadcast Information:

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