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The graduation celebration for the BYU community begins with commencement.

Commencement Exercises: April 25, 2019

8:30 am Marriott Center doors open
9:00 am Graduates assemble for the academic procession (in the ASB parking lots)
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 2018, April 2019, June 2019 or August 2019 may request up to four tickets per graduate to the April, 2019 Commencement Ceremony.  Tickets may be requested at beginning Friday, February 15, 2019.

A standby line will be available at the Northeast corner of the BYU Marriott Center for those wishing to have additional guests attend Commencement.  Standby guests will be admitted on a space-available basis beginning 30 minutes prior to the start of the service.  Graduates will be notified one week prior to Commencement if additional Commencement tickets become available.

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

Convocation Information

College Convocations are the ceremony where graduates are recognized by name. See convocation schedule for details. 

Most college convocations do not require tickets for attendees. Check with your advisement center for details.