106th Commencement Ceremonies

Faculty and Staff Information

Faculty and Staff

Commencement Ceremonies

The Dixie State University Baccalaureate Graduate Commencement ceremony will begin Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. in the M. Anthony Burns Arena on the DSU campus. This commencement ceremony is a non-ticketed event.

The Dixie State University Associate Graduate Commencement ceremony will begin Friday, May 5 at 2 p.m. in the M. Anthony Burns Arena on the DSU campus. This commencement ceremony is a non-ticketed event.

Faculty and Staff Line-up and Seating

Baccalaureate Ceremony line-up will take place north of the Gardner Student Center. Please arrive to the line-up location at 9:00 a.m. All participants are required to wear the cap and gown. The Processional will begin at 9:30 a.m. A detailed line-up map will be posted at the bottom of this page. There will not be a rehearsal. Your seating in the Burns Arena is reserved.

Associate Ceremony line-up will take place north of the Gardner Student Center. Please arrive to the line-up location at 1:10 p.m. All participants are required to wear the cap and gown. The Processional will begin at 1:40 p.m. A detailed line-up map will be posted at the bottom of this page. There will not be a rehearsal. Your seating in the Burns Arena is reserved.

If you are participating in both ceremonies lunch will be provided in the Gardner Student Center Ballroom.

Gowns and Regalia

If you need to order your new “keeper or standard” caps, hoods and/or gowns. You can place your order by filling out the form HERE. Please order your items by the end of day on Friday, March 24, 2017. The university pays for the “keeper or standard” gown sets, as listed in the form. If you want to order specialty items (cap, gown, hood or tassels), faculty and staff are required to purchase these items. Please contact Sheila Cannon for details at sheila.cannon@dixie.edu or 652-7739. You will receive an Email notification when orders arrive on campus. Please pick up your order prior to graduation at the North Plaza Building, Office #141, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm and 1:30 to 5:00 pm.

College Receptions and Award Ceremonies

The Dixie Academic Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 4, at 5 p.m., in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Main Stage Theatre. Receptions for individual colleges will be held following the ceremony as detailed below.

School Receptions: TBA

The annual Dixie Awards Ceremony will be held Thursday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Eccles Fine Arts Center Main stage Theatre. This event honors Dixie State University graduates for their contributions inside and outside of the classroom.

Plan to attend these entertaining events. Light refreshments will be served.

University Marshals

University Marshals play a significant role in the Commencement Ceremonies. As a Marshal you are responsible to lead the graduates from your college into the arena, and assist them as they graduate from Dixie State. If you have been selected as a marshal an informational meeting will be held on Thursday, May 4th, to outline your responsibilities during commencement. More information will be sent prior to commencement.

Line-up & Processional Maps

Maps and information to come.