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Are you close to graduating? Congratulations! Here's what you need to know to ensure a smooth graduation process.

Graduation Friday April 7th 10 AM at the Tabernacle on Temple Square

Livestream will be available the day of the event


  • Review your Degree Audit to make sure it’s complete. Contact  Student Success Advising  with any questions.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0, unless otherwise required.
  • Have a current ecclesiastical endorsement.
  • Have no holds or past due financial balances with Ensign College.
  • Pay the Graduation Fee
  • Complete the Graduation Survey


You can apply for graduation in the semester you intend to complete your program. For example, if you wish to graduate at the end of winter semester, you can apply when winter registration opens. The application must be submitted by the appropriate deadline:

Completing Program Graduation Application Deadline
Fall 2022 Semester November 14, 2022
Winter 2023 Semester March 7, 2023
Spring 2023 Semester June 19, 2023
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1. Apply for graduation through MyEnsign
  • Once in MyEnsign, go to Self-Service > Degree Progress/Graduation > Apply for Graduation.
2. Complete the Graduation Survey.

3. Pay $15 graduation fee through the Cashier’s Office (801-524-8153).


Your graduation application is reviewed by the Registrar’s Office. If you are missing any requirements or do not qualify for graduation, you will be contacted through email within a few weeks of the application deadline.

Please check your Ensign College email for updates.


Diplomas are available once requirements and grades are officially verified, usually 4-6 weeks after final grades are posted.

  • An electronic version of your diploma will be sent to your assigned Ensign College email address.
  • A paper copy is then sent to the address listed with Ensign College within 7-10 business days of the electronic version becoming available. (Timing may vary for international mailing.)
  • Your full legal name (middle name included) is printed on the diploma.
  • A diploma reprint (which includes both an electronic and paper version) is $10 and can be requested using the  Diploma Reprint Request Form . A paper copy will then be sent to the address listed on MyEnsign.
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Graduate with Honors

You qualify for graduating with Honors if your cumulative GPA is 3.70 or higher. If you meet this GPA requirement, be sure to include an Honors tassel when you order your cap and gown.

For more information please refer to the "Graduation Honors" section of our Graduation Policy .


Here are the dates to know for graduation and end-of-semester celebrations!

  • Graduation Applications – See ‘When to Apply’ section above.
  • Graduation Fair – January 24 - 25, 2023 in the Commons.
  • Award Ceremony – April 6, 2023.
  • Ensign College Schoolwide Celebration & Dance – More Information Soon.
  • Commencement Graduate Check-in – Friday, April 7th, 8:00am at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square.
  • Commencement Ceremony – Friday, April 7th, 10:00am at the Tabernacle on Temple Square.
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January 23 - 24, Commons / MPR

  • Students may attend between 9:00am – 11:00am, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, or 5:00pm – 6:30pm in the Commons on both days.
  • Cap, gown, and tassel are required for walking at Commencement (April 7, 2023), and are available for purchase at the Grad Fair. Honor Cords will be available for purchase on campus.
  • Order your cap and gown from now until Feb. 17, 2023, for guaranteed delivery. They will be available for pick up on the 9th floor from March 27 – Apr 6, 2023.
  • After Feb. 17, there is a $15.99 shipping fee.
  • Also, be sure to apply for graduation.
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Ensign College will be offering career resources and mentoring through Career and Internship Services. Ensign College memorabilia will also be available for purchase. Please note that cap and gown may only be purchased online .
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Award Ceremony - April 6, 2023 7 -7:45 PM, MPR

Each department chooses outstanding students to recognize their leadership and service. Come see why these students shine and let’s celebrate their success. Light refreshments will be served.

Ensign College Schoolwide Celebration & Dance - More Information Coming Soon

Schoolwide dance to celebrate the end of the semester! Bring your friends, and let’s have some fun!
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Commencement Graduate Check-in - April 7, 8 AM, Assembly Hall on Temple Square

Graduates will be meeting at the Assembly Hall to check in for Commencement. Please arrive at 8 AM. There will be signs letting you know where to go. Come in Sunday attire. All students need to be Honor Code compliant (Men: clean-shaven, short hair. Women: modest dress). Please do not bring coats, bags, purses, balloons, or any personal items. Only Honor Cords are allowed – no leis.

Commencement Ceremony - Friday, April 7, 10 AM, Tabernacle on Temple Square

Guests, please plan on being in your seat a half-hour prior to the event. Space is limited. We will be following all Temple Square requirements. Please do not bring balloons. Please help us maintain a reverent atmosphere at this event.

Accommodations - If you or your guests needs any accommodations, please contact Grayson Layton at

Commencement Parking – Parking will be available at Ensign College as well as at City Creek.
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Ensign Connect is the online network for Ensign College students and alumni. Alumni can network with other alumni and current students, and use our exclusive job board to post internships and jobs. This job board allows you a “warm introduction” to employment opportunities in our alumni network and with our preferred employer partners.

You can also help mentor the rising generation of Ensign College students by answering their questions, giving them feedback on their resumes, and helping them with their career questions.
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