Dixie State University

110th Commencement Ceremony

Dixie State is excited to announce we will be hosting the 110th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021, in Greater Zion Stadium.


Congratulations, Class of 2021, on accomplishing your academic goals.  The University is dedicated to honoring you and recognizing your achievements during our 110th commencement exercises.

We will have an in-person ceremony on Friday, May 7, 2021, in Greater Zion Stadium, dependent on the safety guidelines being in effect at that time.

There will be one ceremony combined with masters, baccalaureate and associate graduates. The ceremony will be ticketed and all attendees will be required to wear a face covering.

Please check back regularly to keep updated on information regarding the 2021 Commencement Ceremony.


Graduates click here to find out the information you will need regarding the 110th Commencement Ceremony.

Graduate Ceremony Information

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff visit the link below to learn important information regarding your role in the 110th Commencement Ceremony

Faculty & Staff Ceremony Information


Guests and community members who are attending the ceremony, visit the link below to find out key information about parking, ticketing, and more.

Ceremony Guest Information


What is the plan for Commencement?

The Dixie State University 110th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 7, in Greater Zion Stadium on the DSU campus. The processional will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the ceremony will start immediately following the processional. There will be one ceremony combined with masters, baccalaureate and associate graduates.

Greater Zion Stadium Gates open: 7:00 a.m. Guests must be seated by 8 a.m.

Graduates Processional line-up: 7 a.m. at the Gardner Center Plaza

Processional Start time: 8 a.m. the ceremony will start directly following the processional.

Do I need to RSVP to participate in Commencement?

Yes. Graduates must RSVP if they are planning on participating in the 110th Commencement Ceremony.

Spring 2021 graduates who indicated they would like walk on their graduation application have already RSVPed.

Graduates from the 2020 class who indicated they would like to walk in the May are able to participate but will need to confirm their RSVP.

Will I receive my diploma?

Yes. Diplomas will be mailed out after graduation requirements have been verified.

Will I receive my cap, gown, honors regalia, etc.?

Caps, gowns, honors stoles, and cords will be available at the Grad Fair on May 5 & 6, 2021, where all graduating students also will receive a gift from the DSU Alumni Association, enjoy snacks, and have the opportunity to purchase Dixie State memorabilia from the Campus Store booth and join the Alumni Association.

Do my family members need tickets to attend Commencement?

Yes, everyone attending the 110th Commencement will need a ticket. Students will be given tickets to distribute to their guests.

Are college receptions and other associated banquets and celebrations being held?

Yes. College receptions will be held May 6. Details specific to your college’s reception will be sent to your Dmail account.

Who is invited to walk in the 110th Commencement Ceremony?

Students who graduated with an associate, baccalaureate, or master’s degree in the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and graduates who RSVPed from the 2020 class are invited to participate in the May 7th ceremony.

Could the May Commencement ceremony be postponed or canceled?

Yes. Dixie State will continue to follow local, state, and national guidelines for safeguarding against COVID-19, and all future plans are dependent on the recommendations being made at that time. Although we will move forward with planning Commencement, if any new directives or guidelines are provided that would impact the Commencement ceremony, we will postpone or cancel as advised.

Dixie State University COVID-19 Emergency Operations Plan

For the most updated information regarding DSU’s COVID-19 Emergency Operation Plan visit the link below.

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