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108th Commencement Ceremonies

Parents, Community, and Guests

Parents, Community, and Guests

Commencement Ceremony

The Dixie State University 108th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 3 2019, in Trailblazer 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 both baccalaureate and associate graduates.The stadium will open at 7 a.m. and guests must be seated by 8:00 a.m. There are no commencement tickets; seating is open for all audience members. Seats may not be saved. Air Horns, posters, cow bells, and helium balloons are not allowed in the commencement ceremony as they block guests views and make it difficult to hear the name of of other graduates being called. Guests are not permitted on the field during the ceremony.

Viewing the Ceremony Online

If you are not able to attend your graduates commencement ceremony, but still would like to support you can watch the ceremony by clicking on the link below:

Dixie State University's 108th Commencement Ceremony

Graduate Seating Accommodation for Students and Guests with Disabilities

Graduates and guests with disabilities attending Commencement can request accommodations through the Disability Resource Center by phone at 435-652-7516 (voice). Please give us reasonable prior notice to arrange the specific accommodations you may need. Reserved seating will be available for the hearing impaired. American Sign Language Interpreters will be available upon request.

Gifts and Memorabilia

Commencement is an exciting time for all those graduating. Gifts and DSU memorabilia can be purchased at the campus bookstore located on the second floor of the Gardner Student center. The campus store will also be open the day of commencement at the stadium.


DSU parking lots are open to all guests during commencement and are first come first served. A campus map can be found here.

Dixie Awards and College Receptions

The Dixie Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the
Eccles Fine Arts Center Mainstage Theatre. This event honors Dixie State University graduates for
their contributions inside and outside of the classroom.

College Receptions will be held on Thursday, May 2. Join your graduate, their fellow classmates, and their professors as academic awards are presented and light refreshments are served.

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