Convocation Program

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Valedictorian Speeches

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COVID-19 Info

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  1. CET Convocation
    Wednesday, August 19th 5pm
    Please join us for a drive-thru ceremony in Parking Lot M29. 
    • Arrive at the M29 Parking lot and form a line
    • While you wait, please read our Convocation Program or watch the Valedictorian speech
    • Arrive at the front of the line and sign in
    • When it's your turn, you will be directed to walk across the stage and receive you diploma cover
    • Exit the parking lot and head over to the L1 parking lot for Commencement at 7:30pm 
  2. UVU Commencement
    Wednesday, August 19th 7:30pm
    Please join us to celebrate the graduating class of 2020!
    • Pre-show entertainment from 7:30-8pm
    • Commencement ceremony begins at 8pm
    • Keynote speaker: Gail Miller
    • Commencement will conclude with a fireworks display!
  3. After Graduation
    Congrats Wolverines!
    • Update your mailing address
    • Your official UVU Diploma will arrive in the mail
    • Make sure to register with the UVU Alumni Organization – there are perks!
    • Order an official transcript(s) here
    • Purchase a diploma frame here
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Celebrate With Us

CET Convocation will be in Parking Lot M29 on UVU Campus. Only ONE standard vehicle per graduate.

 

Driving instructions:

 

From IH15NB/SB take the University Parkway exit, turn onto University Parkway (East), turn left (north) onto S400w (north, stop light/ Hobby Lobby), at roundabout take 3rd right onto Wolverine Way. Lot M29 will be on the right just after the Barbara Barrington Jones Wee Care Center. This entrance will be clearly marked with a balloon arch. Each graduate vehicle will be queued in a procession route to the staging area.

 

From Orem take University Parkway westbound turn right onto S400w (north, stop light/ Hobby Lobby), at roundabout take 3rd right onto Wolverine Way. Lot M29 will be on the right just after the Barbara Barrington Jones Wee Care Center. This entrance will be clearly marked with a balloon arch. Each graduate vehicle will be queued in a procession route to the staging area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for graduation?

Registration for graduation is open until August 1st, 2020. Register for free at uvu.edu/graduation

How do I order my cap and gown?

Purchase your graduation regalia by July 27th by visiting Jostens.

Will Grad Fest still be held?

Yes, Grad Fest will be held August 4-5 from 9am-7pm. Graduation regalia will be available for purchase at Grad Fest. To participate, you need to sign up for a time here.

What COVID-19 safety precautions will be in place?

Our priority is the health and safety of our community. The format of this year's graduation proceedings have been adapted to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. Proceeding will be socially distant and will require those on campus to follow university guidelines regarding COVID-19. This includes washing and sanitizing hands frequently, maintaining at least 6 feet between people, and wearing a mask. For in-depth information about graduation safety measures, please visit here.

Will I still receive my diploma?

Yes, our college will host a convocation ceremony in the parking lot outside the CS Building. Each graduate will have an allotted time to 'drive-thru' and pick up the diploma cover. Your official diploma will come in the mail following gradaution. Due to COVID-19, there will be no handshaking and graduates will remain 6 feet apart from the Dean.

Will there be professional photographers on campus?

Yes, UVU will be setting up photo booths around campus throughout the day. Photos will not be taken after each graduate walks across the stage to receive their dimploma.