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2019 Graduate Student Commencement

New for 2019 Commencement, graduate students are invited to attend the Main Commencement Ceremony with the rest of the University on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. In addition, each college will be hosting their own individual ceremony to hood their graduate students and distribute diploma covers.

To participate in commencement, graduate students must meet eligibility requirements as outlined below. If you have questions about eligibility, please email gradcommencement@usu.edu. Please include your A-number.

Grad Fair 2019 – March 19th and 20th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the USU Campus Store on the Logan Main Campus. Online orders available. Campus Store questions: 1-800-662-3950 or 435-797-3950.

Commencement Eligibility

Participation and Name in Printed Program

  • Successfully defend by March 22, 2019 (printed program deadline)
    • Record of Examination is filled out and returned to the Graduate School

Participation Only (name not in printed program)

  • Successfully defend by May 1, 2019 (last day of classes in Spring 2019)
    • Record of Examination is filled out and returned to the Graduate School

Early Commencement requests can be made if a doctoral, master’s plan A, or B student is scheduling their final defense outside of these dates. The student’s major professor and department head will approve the Early Commencement request.

Participation and Name in Printed Program

  • Student information is reported on the department’s Spring or Summer 2019 Completion List by March 22, 2019 (printed program deadline)

Participation Only

  • Student information is reported on the department’s Spring or Summer 2019 Completion List by May 1, 2019 (last day of classes in Spring 2019)

Early Commencement requests can be made if a professional/plan C student is completing their degree in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. The student’s major professor or advisor and department head will approve the Early Commencement request.

Please note: Eligibility/participation in Commencement does not mean a student’s graduate degree has been earned. It is the responsibility of each student to ensure all degree requirements have been met and procedures completed for their degree to be awarded.

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