Commencement for the School of Medicine will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016, on the University of Utah Campus at Kingsbury Hall (1395 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City). Tickets are required to attend. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 AM and end at approximately 12:30 PM.
Regalia (cap, gown, tassel and hood) can be purchased at the University of Utah Campus Store. The Campus Store hosts a Graduation Fair each spring, and the Dean's Office Student Affairs will announce the dates of the fair. (Graduation announcements, etc., are also available through the Campus Store.)
Line-up/Seating of Graduates
All students who plan on participating/walking in the commencement ceremony must arrive at Kingsbury Hall no later than 9:00 AM. Specific instructions regarding line-up and seating will be provided to students and department directors/coordinators several weeks prior to commencement.
Guests are required to have tickets to attend the School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony. Seating for graduates, faculty and those requiring disability accommodations will be reserved. (Please refer to Accommodations below.) Additional seating—three people each—is available near the reserved area for people accompanying those in wheelchairs. All other seating is open for guests. Guests must be seated by 10:00 AM in order for the ceremony to begin.
Special seating, parking or other disability accommodations will be provided. For anyone requiring disability accommodations, please contact Rholinda Lange in the Dean's Office Student Affairs (801-581-3657 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 15.
Parking and Shuttle Service
Parking and Shuttle Service for the School of Medicine's Commencement is available at the Rice-Eccles Stadium Parking Lot. Families/guests are encouraged to drop graduates off at Kingsbury Hall before parking at Rice-Eccles Stadium to prevent late arrivals for the processional line-up.
Island/Gammell Photography has been authorized to photograph all graduates from the School of Medicine. Graduates are under no obligation to purchase these photographs. Guests may take personal photographs; yet, guests will not be allowed on the floor (stage front) of Kingsbury Hall during the commencement ceremony.
Please contact Rholinda Lange (801-581-3657 or email@example.com) in the Dean's Office Student Affairs or your department coordinator for any additional information or if you have questions.