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Celebrating U Completely: Graduate Celebration

The Celebrating U Completely: Graduate Celebration stands as an illustration of inclusivity and recognition, underscoring the profound significance of honoring the journey and achievements of every graduate. In a world where diversity enriches the fabric of our shared humanity, this event serves as a poignant reminder of the value of celebrating the unique and diverse stories of each graduate. This celebration transcends mere academic accomplishment; it becomes a platform for amplifying all perspectives, ensuring that every graduate is celebrated for their distinct contributions to our collective tapestry.

Celebrating U Completely is all about embracing and honoring everything that makes us who we are, from our backgrounds to our stories, and everything in between, such as:

  • Ability/Disability
  • Age
  • Body Image
  • Citizenship
  • Education
  • Familial Status
  • Gender
  • Immigration Status
  • Indigeneity
  • Language
  • Military Status
  • Neurodiversity
  • Race/Ethnicity/Culture
  • Religion/Faith
  • Rural/Suburban/Urban
  • Sexuality
  • Socioeconomic Status

Please join us as we recognize and appreciate the incredible diversity that enriches the Class of 2024.


The University of Utah Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion invites this year’s graduating class to the Celebrating U Completely: Graduate Celebration on April 29, 2024, at 5 p.m. in the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House.  

Student registration has now closed.

All faculty and staff are invited to attend the Graduate Celebration and should register prior to the event.

Celebrating U Completely: Graduate Celebration 2024

April 29, 2024 @ 5 p.m. MT
Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House

Congratulations, Class of 2024, we are excited to commemorate you and your achievement. Please find below, all the logistical information you will need on graduation day for registered graduates and their guests.

ASL interpretation will be provided. All requests for event access support and other questions or concerns may be directed to

Directions & Parking

  • The ceremony will take place at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House (155 Central Campus Dr. Salt Lake City, UT 84112) on Monday, April 29, 2024, at 5 p.m.
  • All graduates and guests will be able to utilize the parking lots north of the building (located here) free of charge on the day of the event.


  • Graduation regalia is required for the Graduate Celebration.
  • Check-in time for graduates is 4 p.m. Please bring your UCard for check-in.
  • Please follow directional signage and staff guidance after checking in for the graduate lineup on the second-level balcony.


  • All faculty and staff are invited to attend the Graduate Celebration and should register prior to the event.
  • Guests are encouraged to find their seats by 4:40 p.m. Saving seats is prohibited, as space is limited.
  • The ceremony will begin promptly at 5 p.m. After the procession, approximately at 4:40 p.m., all empty seats will become available until the room is at capacity.

Photographs & Video

  • Photographers will be provided at the ceremony to take photos of the event. Once available, a downloadable gallery will be shared with the emails provided during registration. 
  • After the ceremony, the photographers will be available to take 1 (one) photograph of each graduate with their guests. Two photo booths will also be available for graduates for a fun commemorative photo strip.