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Congratulations, Class of 2020 & 2021!

College of Nursing Convocation Ceremony

Who: 2020 and 2021 College of Nursing graduates
Date: Thursday, May 6
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm
Location: Rice-Eccles Stadium

University of Utah Commencement

What a year it’s been! The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed your last years of college, and you have managed the changes with patience, creativity, and resilience.

University leaders are planning a livestreamed version of the General Commencement on Thursday, May 6 at 7:00pm. Graduates of the Class of 2020, who did not have their convocations last year, will also be invited to attend.

Visit the University of Utah Convocation website

College of Nursing Convocation

College of Nursing Convocation will be held rain or shine on Thursday, May 6 from 2:30pm-4:00pm at Rice-Eccles Stadium. 2020 and 2021 College of Nursing graduates. Each graduate participating in our 2021 college convocation ceremonies will be allowed to bring up to two guests. Check back for updates!

College of Nursing Pins

Students who graduate from our baccalaureate programs will receive a complimentary College of Nursing gold pin. Alumni and graduate program graduates, you may purchase a College of Nursing pin here HERE.

Convocation Regalia

University of Utah regalia is available for purchase online HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

    No, there is not a graduation rehearsal. College of Nursing staff will be on hand to assist graduation candidates throughout the ceremony.

    You will receive a diploma cover during convocation. Your actual diploma will be mailed to you several weeks after final grades have been recorded and your degree has been posted.

    Suggested attire for men includes dark pants, dark shoes, and a white or light-colored shirt with a collar that extends above the gown collar. A necktie is optional. Suggested attire for women includes a dark dress or dark pants and dark shoes. 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 due to 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.

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