Major Exploration Program


 At the Major Exploration Program, our mission is to assist students with exploring and deciding on an undergraduate major while designing a unique and meaningful academic experience.


Events

Coffee & Doughnuts for Finals

Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB)

Coffee provided by MillCreek Coffee. 

Project Youth

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8am - 2pm
Multiple campus locations

Hundreds of Salt Lake school children get the chance to picture themselves as college students in our annual Project Youth event. We need your help to host them! Help us make it a memorable day for students who otherwise may not see themselves as college candidates. 

Lavender Graduation

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4 - 5:30pm
Union - A. Ray Olpin (UNION)

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor graduating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual students. At the University of Utah, Lavender Graduation is traditionally held the week of general commencement to acknowledge LGBTQIA* student achievements and contributions to the University of Utah. Students graduating Fall 2016-Summer 2017, undergraduate and graduate, are invited to take part in the celebration. Following the celebration there will be a dessert social hosted in Union Den (vegan/gluten free options available).

Graduation

Friday, May 5, 2017, 9:30 - 10:30am
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB)

Graduation Celebration – 9:30 a.m. Please join the University of Utah Business Alumni Association as they welcome grads to the alumni network and host a Graduation Celebration for graduates and their families prior to the Convocation ceremony, at 9:30 a.m. on the Emma Eccles Jones Plaza directly outside the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building. Light refreshments will be served and graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments with family, friends, classmates, alumni, and faculty. No RSVP is necessary. Line-up/Seating of Graduates – 10:45 a.m.
Undergraduate Candidates should be ready in cap and gown by no later than 10:45 a.m. on the Emma Eccles Jones Plaza for the processional, behind the Dean and Faculty, to the northwest entrance(s) of the Jon M. Huntsman Center.  Please look for your Department / Major banner and be prepared to be lined up behind your fellow students as the processional makes its way in to the Huntsman. Master’s Candidates should be ready in cap, gown and hood by no later than 10:45 a.m. on the Emma Eccles Jones Plaza for the processional behind the Dean and Faculty, to make your way to the West tunnel entrance of the Jon M. Huntsman Center.  You will be lined up outside of the tunnel to proceed into the arena. Doctoral Candidates (Ph.D.) should be ready in cap and gown at by no later than 10:45 a.m. on the Emma Eccles Jones Plaza for the processional, behind the Dean and Faculty, to make your way to the West tunnel entrance of the Jon M. Huntsman Center.  You will be lined up inside the tunnel to proceed into the arena. Your hood should be folded and carried over an arm onto the stage where you will be hooded as part of the ceremony. Executive MBA Candidates will have a separate ceremony on Friday, May 5 at Rice-Eccles Stadium Tower.  More information from the EMBA program will be sent to graduates at a later date. Eccles School Convocation – 11:30 a.m. Convocation for David Eccles School of Business will be held in the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Friday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m. Students graduating from David Eccles School of Business will have degrees conferred during the Convocation ceremony. Staff members from the Eccles School will be on hand to assist and provide programs. You will be asked to complete a “Reader Card” which will be used to announce your name during the ceremony and provide contact information for the photographer. This card will be handed to the designated reader at the table during Convocation.

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Last Updated: 4/4/17