Dixie State University

Faculty and Staff

Commencement Ceremony

The Dixie State University 108th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 1, 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.


Faculty and Staff Line-up and Seating

The Ceremony line-up will take place north of the Gardner Student Center. Please arrive to the line-up location at 7:30 a.m. All participants are required to wear their cap and gown. The Processional will begin at 8:00 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 Greater Zion Stadium is reserved.


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 31, 2020. 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


Receptions for individual colleges will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019. During these receptions colleges will present their academic awards, meet with graduates and their families, and enjoy light refreshments following the ceremony as detailed below.


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 stadium, 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, April 30th, to outline your responsibilities during commencement. More information will be sent prior to commencement.

Line-up & Volunteer to Usher

Fill out the form to volunteer to usher our graduates parents, family, friends, and guests at the stadium. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the ceremony and connect with our graduates guests.
Commencement Usher Form.

Line-up & Processional Maps