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Commencement

2020 Commencement
 

Congratulations on your accomplishment! We are currently processing requests for graduates’ care packages. They will be mailed to all verified addresses before the end of May. If you have questions, please contact us.

Students are Recognized Despite Cancelled Ceremonies

Snow College will recognize its 1,217 graduates in nontraditional ways this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As previously announced, graduates will receive a virtual message this weekend and a care package later this month. Anyone interested in celebrating face-to-face has been invited to attend a Class of 2020 event during Homecoming and also the May 2021 ceremony.

Class valedictorians are Eva Marble and Alexander Stewart. Marble, a Tooele High School graduate, is completing her Bachelor Degree in Commercial Music, and Stewart, a graduate of Gunnison High School, is finishing his Associate Degree with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Alan Hall, Kristen Cox, and Francis Gibson, all of whom were invited to speak to the graduates and/or receive honorary degrees, will be recognized at future college events.

Detailed demographics about the graduating class can be found here.

Snow College Announces Commencement 2020 Plans

April 21, 2020 -- Snow College’s administration announced plans to celebrate students’ graduation during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The college offered an “Alternative Commencement Plans” survey to all graduating students and made its action plan based on feedback received.

During Final’s Week, college administrators will share congratulatory comments virtually with students, and in mid-May candidates for graduation will receive a package in the mail with a Class of 2020 keepsake. During Homecoming 2020, which is tentatively slated for October 24, graduates will be invited back to their respective campus for a celebration. Those students who are interested in participating in a formal ceremony are invited to join faculty and staff in May, 2021.

Graduation Gifts

Graduation gift baskets

The Campus Store has gifts and gift baskets available for purchase. They can even create custom gift baskets! Call the store at 435-283-7211 and ask for Tammy.

 

 

Apply to Graduate

Click here for the registrar's webpage where you can apply for graduation.

All Graduates

Commencement Attire and Announcements

You must wear a cap and gown to walk at commencement. Order your regalia at snowcollege.shopoakhalli.com. Your regalia will be delivered to the Snow College Campus Store. It can be picked up and paid for there. Web orders must be completed by March 6 at midnight for prompt delivery. After this time, regalia will be available only through the Campus Store. The cost will be approximately $40. You will need to know which degree you are receiving (Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts or Software Engineering when you order. Campus Stores will also be open the morning of their campus’ commencement for last minute needs and gift buying.

Alumni Cords

The Alumni Association welcomes our soon to be graduates and invites you at this time to claim your Alumni Cord with a donation of only $20.20, representing your graduation year. All proceeds from the Alumni Cord will go to the Alumni Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships for current and future badgers. Give back with others from your class in a memorable way and join them in wearing your orange Alumni Cord at commencement. The process is easy! Simply purchase your Alumni Cord here. After purchase, Cords can be picked up at the Advancement Office, shipped by calling 435-283-7060, or will be held for pickup on the day of commencement before lining up.

Programs

Printed programs for commencement will be placed on all of the graduates’ chairs, so don’t worry about getting one as you enter the ceremony. Your name and hometown will be listed in the program if you applied by the deadline, but please remember that you are a candidate for graduation until the final degree check is completed. If you do not want your information to be printed on the program, you must email email address for this person on the Ephraim Campus or email address for this person on the Richfield Campus by April 1.

Request for Accommodations

Snow College strives to ensure that all graduates and guests can participate fully in the commencement ceremony. If you or a guest require ADA accommodations or have questions about accessibility, please contact email address for this person (Ephraim) or email address for this person (Richfield).

Photography

A professional photographer will take a picture of you as you receive your diploma cover. The company, GradImages, will send proofs to you and your family within 48 hours of the ceremony via email and text. You will also be mailed a proof. GradImages will ship prints within 24 hours of the order being placed, and they have an agreement with Shutterfly. If you have questions about the photos, you may contact GradImages directly.

Graduation Exit Survey

We value the experiences you have had at Snow College. As a part of the graduation process, you are encouraged to complete an on-line exit survey. The link to access the survey is on the graduation website. This survey asks questions regarding your learning experiences at the College as well as your future plans (i.e. transfer, career, mission, etc.). Information from the survey is used to improve these experiences and provide additional opportunities for current and future students.

Take the Exit Survey

Diploma Information

Your final degree check will be completed after spring grades have been processed. Diplomas will be ordered for those students who have completed all requirements. If your mailing address is now different from the one on your graduation application, please notify the Graduation Office. If you do not do this, your diploma will not reach you. All financial debts to Snow College must be paid before the diploma will be issued. If you do not complete your degree requirements, you may change your graduation date by emailing the Graduation Office. Diplomas should be mailed to you by mid-summer.

Alumni Gift and Welcome

We want to encourage you to participate in the graduation activities. You have worked hard, and you deserve a day to celebrate this milestone. Commencement will be one of your best Snow College memories – being together with friends and family, celebrating your accomplishments, and enjoying the festive atmosphere of the day. In an effort to officially welcome you to the Alumni Association and recognize your accomplishments, our Alumni Association plans to give you a keepsake at the conclusion of the ceremony.

This really is an exciting time of year. We realize life is busy, but don’t miss this memorable event! Commencement will be a nice ending to your time at Snow and a great beginning for your future, and we’ll try our best to make sure that it is enjoyable for you, your friends, and your family. If you have any questions please see the contacts listed on our graduation website. We are all eager to help you realize this dream of a college degree!

Best wishes as you complete spring semester! 

General Graduation Requirements

For current graduation requirements, see Snow College's Academic Catalog at https://www.snow.edu/catalog/graduation.html.

Transfer Credits

Did you know you can “transfer back” credit from your four-year school if you aren’t quite finished at Snow? There are a lot of advantages to having a completed associate degree, and it’s pretty simple to do. The Graduation Office can help you if you leave before you finish your degree.

For questions regarding transfer credits, please see the Registrar's Office webpage.