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Commencement – April 2020 CANCELED

IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM THE CHURCH "There will be no gathering for large events such as commencements, convocations, devotionals, conferences, public lectures, performances and concerts."
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April 2020 Commencement Exercises: Canceled due to COVID-19

Commencement Speaker:

Honorary Doctorate:

Schedule - Not applicable for April 2020
8:30 am Marriott Center doors open
9:00 am Assemble for the academic procession: Graduates (in the ASB parking lots); Faculty, Administrators, and Dignitaries (outside of the ASB)
9:15 am Family and friends to be seated in the Marriott Center
Academic Procession departs from the ASB
10:00 am University Commencement Services in the Marriott Center (duration: approx. 90 mins.)

Map of Graduation March

Event Information

Students graduating December 2020, April 2021, June 2021 or August 2021 will receive four tickets per graduate for the April 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Tickets may be claimed beginning at 10:00 am on March 30th at Please claim your tickets by the 21st of April. Due to limited capacity, tickets do not guarantee a seat in the Marriott Center. Please note, this event requires tickets for ages 2 and older.

A standby line will be available at the Northeast corner of the BYU Marriott Center for those wishing to have additional guests (beyond four) attend Commencement.  Standby guests will be admitted on a space-available basis beginning 15 to 30 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.  Rather than wait in the standby line to get into the Marriott Center, additional guests may prefer to go directly to one of the following overflow sites to view Commencement remotely from a large screen: the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center, the de Jong Concert Hall or Pardoe Theater in the Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, or the Varsity Theater in the Wilkinson Student Center. Tickets are not required at our overflow sites.

For special needs seating, please contact the Special Events Office at (801) 422-6022 for assistance.

NOTE: It is expected that graduates participating in any of the graduation ceremonies will comply with the BYU Honor Code which includes Dress and Grooming Standards.

For questions regarding commencement tickets, please contact the BYU Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981(BYU1).

Broadcast Information

Commencement exercises will be broadcast live on BYU TV, BYU Radio, Classical 89 KBYU-FM and

Convocation Information

College Convocations recognize graduates by name. See convocation schedule for details. Convocation is hosted by the individual college. Most college convocations do not require tickets for attendees. Check with your advisement center for details.