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USU Eastern Graduation Information

Students graduating in any of the three semesters may walk in the April graduation ceremony. Students who wish to graduate must apply for graduation by deadlines indicated.

Each student will be given a diploma cover at the graduation ceremony. Diplomas are mailed about 8-10 weeks after graduation. Final posting of a degree is subject to a verification process conducted by the college.

For graduation information or to review specific degree requirements, contact your academic advisor.

Graduation application must be completed and submitted by the appropriate deadline.

Fall Deadline
Applications due to graduate in December.
Spring Deadline
Applications due to graduate in May.
Summer Deadline
Applications due to graduate in August.

Graduation Ceremony

Academic Regalia

Participants in the ceremony should wear authorized caps and gowns. Commencement apparel is available to buy from the USU Campus Store.

Candidates for degrees wear a black mortarboard with a tassel that is a color distinctive of the degree being received. More information about tassel colors can be found at

Please wear the prescribed academic costume that corresponds to your degree. Each part of the regalia has a traditional meaning specific to your major field, Utah State University, and higher education. Graduate degree candidates are asked to come to graduation ceremonies in full regalia.

Please order your regalia by April 15, 2025, to allow time for shipping. Regalia is not available at USU Eastern.


Commencement will NOT require tickets.  At this time, there are no restrictions on the number of family/friends who can attend.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

For information on sign language interpreting, accessible parking, and wheelchair access, contact:
Erin Rowley at (435) 613-5306.

Halamandaris Award 

The Val. J. Halamandaris Caring Award is a fitting tribute to a student who demonstrates the spirit of caring, humanitarianism, and volunteerism exemplified by Mr. Halamandaris. Any USU Eastern student in good standing and scheduled to graduate during the current year is eligible for nomination.

For award information, contact: Jaime Cowdell,

Award Nomination Deadline
Nominations due for May graduation.

Graduation Ceremony

USU Eastern Graduates

Graduation Ceremony
April 26, 2025 | 10:00 am

Utah State University Eastern
Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center
Price, Utah 84501

At the conclusion of Spring Semester each year, a graduation ceremony is held for all USU Eastern graduates.

For more information regarding graduation,
contact the ceremony coordinator:

Erin Rowley
(435) 613-5306 

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

April 25, 2025 | 6:00 pm

Utah State University Eastern
Geary Event Center
Price, Utah 84501

For more information regarding the pinning ceremony, please contact:

Kizzy Ellington
(435) 613-5262