General Graduation Information

    • Guests may arrive one hour before the ceremony begins.
    • South Jordan graduates should be in their designated line-up area 1½ hours (11:30 am) before the ceremony begins.
    • Henderson graduates should be in their designated line-up area 45 minutes before the ceremony begins.
    • Graduates, please do not bring purses or other personal items to the line-up area. There is no place to check or store purses, coats, or other personal items.  Leave your personal items with a family member or friend. Commencement programs will be placed on the graduates’ chairs.
    • The typical ceremony is expected to last about two hours.
    • Please note: The names of students who requested a non-release of student directory information will not be included in the commencement program. Students who filed non-release of information requests must contact the Registrar/Student Services Office six weeks before commencement to have their names included in the program.
    • Hoods and gowns are to be returned following Commencement directly to Herff Jones who will have a table setup for graduates.
    • “There will be two photographers at the graduation ceremony. One on each end of the stage on the floor. You will be getting your photo taken while you are being hooded and then also when you are shaking hands with the president of the university, Dr. Coffman.  Please don’t rush through getting hooded or shaking hands. Smile big.  Only pharmacy students will be hooded during the ceremony.”
    • “Roughly up to two weeks later you will get an email from the multimedia team with a link and password to view the photos taken at the ceremony. You will have a chance to download the photos of your choice and also share this link and password with family and friends. This link will be open for 1 month. If extra time is needed, you can email the multimedia team at for the Henderson campus team or at for the South Jordan campus team.”

2018 Henderson Campus Commencement 

 Friday, May 18, 2018

Thomas & Mack Center (Corner of Tropicana and Swenson)

9:00 AM PST

Graduates, faculty and staff should meet at the Cox Pavilion tunnel (first floor) – see parking map.

Where should I park?

Ample parking is available outside the Thomas & Mack Center. Handicapped parking spaces are located in all sections of the Thomas & Mack Center parking lot.

Download Parking Map Here

2018 South Jordan Campus Commencement

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Utah Valley University
UCCU Center
800 West University Parkway
Orem, Utah 84058

1:00 PM MST

Parking Information

Visitor Lot (West of UCCU) with 170 parking spots, including a good number of disabled spots

“Back lot” (directly North of UCCU) with 35 spots, to be used by leadership, guest speakers

L4 Lot (North of UCCU) which extends approximately half the length of the largest parking lot.  A university Auto Expo will be held on the same date, Sat. May 19, and will occupy the far half, L6