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Commencement

The graduation celebration for the BYU community begins with commencement.
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Commencement Exercises: April 23, 2020

Commencement Speaker: TBD

Honorary Doctorate: TBD

Schedule
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.)

Event Information

Students graduating December 2019, April 2020, June 2020 or August 2020 may request up to four tickets per graduate for the April 2020 Commencement Ceremony. Tickets may be claimed beginning at 10:00 am on March 30th at byutickets.com. Please claim your tickets by the 21st of April. 

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 service.  Rather than wait in the standby line to get tickets for the Marriott Center, additional guests may prefer to go directly to the Harman Conference Center or Hinckley Building overflow sites to view Commencement remotely from a large screen; tickets are not required.

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

Broadcast Information

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

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.