2024 College of Science Convocation

University Commencement Ceremony

Students who graduate Summer/Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 are invited to participate in the 2024 graduation ceremonies which includes the University commencement and college convocations. The Commencement Ceremony will include the traditional walk from the quad to the Spectrum where there will be the awarding of honorary degrees, announcement of university-wide faculty awards, Commencement speeches, and the conferring of degrees upon all graduates. At the college convocation your name is read and you "walk" up to be recognized, receive a diploma cover, and have a professional photo taken.

Graduation Deadlines

If you want to graduate in May 2024 you must submit your application by February 28, 2024.  See the USU Registrar's Graduation page for application information.

Aggie Alerts

We recommend all visitors to download the Aggie Safe App, for push notifications in the case of an emergency. You will also be notified of any change of plans due to inclement weather. For more information, please visit the Emergency Alerts page.

Caps and Gowns

Participants in the ceremony should wear authorized caps and gowns. Commencement apparel is available to buy from the USU Campus Store. Your cap and gown can be purchased at the Logan Graduation Fair, which is held at the Logan Campus Store on February 27-28th, or online through the USU Campus Store.  Candidates for degrees wear the black mortarboard with a tassel that is a color distinctive of the degree being received.

Please email science@usu.edu, if it will be a hardship for you to purchase a cap and gown.

The University Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, May 2, 2024
9:00 a.m.
Dee Glen Smith Spectrum
900 East 900 North, Logan, UT

Graduates who wish to participate in the processional on the Logan campus will line up on the Quad at 7:50 a.m. and process to the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 8:00 a.m.  The USU Commencement Ceremony will include the awarding of honorary degrees, announcement of university-wide faculty awards, and commencement speeches.

Statewide Ceremonies

Graduating students may choose to attend a commencement event at any USU campus across the state. See Statewide Campus Graduation for more details and instructions about participation. 

Commencement & Concovation Live Streaming Links

The University Commencement and all College Ceremonies will also be broadcast via AggieCast for graduates and guests wishing to participate virtually.  See USU Commencement for more information about attending virtually.

All statewide campuses : https://aggiecast.usu.edu/

Ceremonies in the Spectrum: https://aggiecast.usu.edu/

Ceremonies in the Daines Concert Hall: https://aggiecast.usu.edu/channel1

The College of Science Convocation Ceremony

Thursday, May 2, 2024
3  p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dee Glen Smith Spectrum
900 East 900 North, Logan, UT

RVSP for the Convocation

All graduating students (both undergraduates and graduate students) will need to fill out an RSVP so that the College of Science can plan seating for the Convocation Ceremony. Additional details will be added as we get closer to this date. Please watch your USU email with RSVP information. 

Graduate Student Gala 

Graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.), along with their faculty advisors and guests, are invited to the College of Science Grad Gala held Monday, April 29, 2024 at 6:00 pm in USU’s West Stadium Center Champion Club. This event, which includes dinner, is for graduate students as indicated above and business attire is requested. For more information, contact Traci Hillyard at traci.hillyard@usu.edu.

College of Science Convocation Schedule

2:00 pm - Graduating students, dignitaries, faculty, marshals, and assisting staff: please meet in the Waynes Estes Center immediately west of Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to line up for the procession into the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

2:30 pm - All guests must be in their seats in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, prior to the processional beginning.

3:00 pm - The College of Science Convocation program begins.


The university parking terraces will be open to students and their guests. For more specific details and a map, visit the USU Parking & Transportation Services website.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

For information on sign language interpreting, accessible parking, and wheelchair access, contact the Disability Resource Center at (435) 797-2444.

If you have questions about graduation, please contact:

Commencement Photos

Congratulations, Class of 2024! View galleries of USU's Commencement festivities and download complimentary photos of the day's memorable moments.