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University Commencement 2023
Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. KST

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Join the University of Utah to celebrate its graduates at the University Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 25 at 4:00 p.m. KST at the IGC Auditorium. This in-person gathering honors graduating students from our colleges and schools across campus together during this university-wide event.

The University Commencement ceremony broadly honors the Class of 2023 as a whole. Graduates and attendees can anticipate words of congratulations from university administrators and student leaders; hear keynotes from the Commencement Speakers; receive a welcome from President Randall. All graduates and families and friends are encouraged to participate in the University Commencement ceremony as the University of Utah commends this milestone achievement in students’ lives.

The University Commencement ceremony is a non-ticketed event and seating is first come, first served. It is suggested that guests be seated by 3:45 p.m. as the processional will begin at 4:00 p.m. and the program will follow at approximately 4:30 p.m.

If you have additional questions, please email randy.mccrillis@utah.edu.

  • Register to walk on the commencement

    • Thursday, May 25 Timeline

    11 am: Commencement Speakers rehearsal

    1pm-2pm: Graduating Students rehearsal

    4 pm: Commencement

    • Regalia

    At the University of Utah Asia Campus Commencement, all graduates can borrow the necessary regalia items such as caps, gowns, and honor cords at no cost. If you have registered to walk at the commencement, you will receive a separate email with detailed information about when and where to pick up your regalia on the day of the ceremony. You can pick up your regalia from 1 pm on the commencement day. For any queries related to regalia, please feel free to reach out to Randy.

    If you wish to rent the regalia for your purposes, please complete this form and email it to theresa.hsu@utah.edu. The regalia can be returned by 4 PM on May 31st (Wed) with the approval. Otherwise, please return the regalia by 7 PM on the commencement day.

    • Office of Alumni Relations

    Congratulations on your graduation from the University of Utah and welcome to the U Alumni community! The Office of Alumni Relations exists to support your lifelong relationship with the U. We provide opportunities for alumni to connect with one another, engage in activities that are fun, enriching, and benefit the U, and foster education and advance alumni careers.

    As you start your next adventures as a U graduate, know that there is a network of U alums to support you. Whether you're looking for a job connection, a community in a new city, or the best U Alumni events- we are here for you. Graduating isn't the end of your journey with the U- it's just the beginning! Learn more about U Alumni by visiting alumni.utah.edu.

    Join @ Forever UTAH. Connect. Share. Inspire. Welcome to Forever Utah.

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    Post your graduation photos and/or pics of your favorite U memories on Instagram with the hashtag #UtahGrad23 #UACGrad23 or tag @utahasiacampus for a chance to win $50 Starbucks gift cards.


  • Thursday, May 25 Timeline

    12 -1 pm: Faculty rehearsal

    4 pm: Commencement

2023 Commencement Speaker

Mitzi M. Montoya

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Pyung-ryun Yu

CEO | lncheon Global Campus Foundation

Gregory C. Hill

Chief Administrative Officer | Asia Campus

2023 Student Speaker

Yeonjoon Moon

Manolo Gatmaitan

Commencement Program

Prelude Music

Processional of Official Party, Faculty, and Degree Candidates


Greg Hill, Ph.D. Chief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty

Congratulatory Remarks

Pyung-ryun Yu CEO of lncheon Global Campus Foundation

 Introduction of Student Speaker

Greg Hill, Ph.D. Chief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty

Student Speaker

Yeonjoon Moon

Manolo Gatmaitan

Keynote Address 

Mitzi M. Montoya, Ph.D. Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Student Council Swearing-in


Staff of the Year

Faculty of the Year

Student Organization or Club of the Year

Student Connector of the Year

UAC School Spirit

Student Leader of the Year

Welcome to the U Alumni Association 

Conferral of Degrees

Block U Photo