Graduation Dates and Deadlines
If you do not turn in applications/forms by these deadlines, please contact your college advisement center.
Commencement is the beginning of the celebration for all graduates, their family and friends, faculty/staff and administrators. Dressed in their caps and gowns, graduates walk in a procession to the Marriott Center. The president of BYU and invited...
Each college holds convocations the day after commencement. Each graduate is recognized by name and walks across the stage to receive their diploma cover. The college dean presides at convocation, and the ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours.
Cap and Gown Information
Each student that participates in commencement and convocation during graduation must wear the appropriate cap and gown. Order yours through BYU Alumni.
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...
A diploma shows that you have completed your coursework at BYU. Final grades and coursework are usually posted onto your transcript after graduation.
Graduation: What to Expect
BYU holds graduation ceremonies every April and August. Graduation includes many events celebrating the graduates and their achievements.
Graduating with Scholastic Honors
Scholastic honors are determined 6 weeks before each graduation and are for undergraduate students only. They are calculated based on the combined BYU and total GPA of students who have been submitted to graduate.
Meet the President
On the day of convocations, graduates and their families are invited to stop by the Hinckley Center Assembly Hall for a visit with President and Sister Worthen. Cameras are welcome.