Congratulations, Class of 2023!
The 2023 College of Nursing Convocation Ceremony takes place on Friday, May 5, 2023 from 6pm-8pm at Kingsbury Hall.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. A ticket is required by each guest to enter Kingsbury Hall, including babies in arm. Tickets will be disbursed from Student Services when the number for each student is determined. Usually, 6-7 tickets are allotted to each graduating student. Tickets are not required for graduating students. More information will be sent directly to graduating students.
Can't make it to convocation? Watch the ceremony live HERE. The livestream will begin the same time as convocation.
Graduation candidates can purchase regalia and other convocation accessories online through the University of Utah Campus Store. The annual University of Utah Grad Fair will be held [date TBA] at the Campus Store.
Students who graduate from our baccalaureate programs will receive a complimentary College of Nursing gold pin from Student Services. Alumni and graduate program graduates, you may purchase a College of Nursing pin here.
No, there is not a graduation rehearsal. College of Nursing staff will be on-hand to assist graduation candidates throughout the ceremony.
No, you will receive a diploma cover during convocation. Your official diploma will be mailed to you several weeks after final grades have been recorded and your degree has been posted.
Suggested attire includes dark pants, dark shoes, a white or light colored shirt, or a dark dress. Neckties are optional. Flat shoes or shoes with flat heels are recommended for safety purposes—you will be navigating several sets of stairs. Do not wear green on the outside of your gown as to not interfere with the photographer's green screen.
You will wear the tassel on the right side of the cap. The Dean will direct graduation candidates to move the tassel to the left side at the appropriate time.
University of Utah Commencement
Join the University of Utah to celebrate its graduates at the University Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 6:00pm at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. This gathering honors graduating students from our colleges and schools across campus together during this university-wide event. Activist and Scholar Tim Shriver will give the keynote address to the Class of 2023. Please check back in the coming weeks for additional information and details of the University Commencement ceremony.
You're Graduating, Now What?
Apply for a position at University of Utah Health
Stay within the U of U Health family. U of U Health is seeking clinical nurses, research nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwifes, and many more positions.
Stay in touch with the College of Nursing as an alum
- Network and connect with peers at an alumni event
- Join the Dean's Advancement Board
- Visit the College of Nursing Alumni Association page