2017 Summer Commencement Celebration

Join us for a commencement celebration in honor of YOU!


All recent graduates and families who are attending the Summer 2017 Commencement are invited to join us at this special event. Local alumni are welcome, too! 

Come for the celebration, stay for the fun:

  • Meet fellow Night Owls
  • Take photos in our social photo booth with Sage 
  • Share the night on social media using #WGUgrad
  • Follow WGUniversity on Snapchat and checkout our new filter
  • Shop new WGU Store merchandise 
  • Enjoy food, drinks, and music 

Plus, take part in our special alumni activity! Receive your event passport at registration, complete it during the event, then turn it in to be entered to win a $50 gift code to the WGU Online Store.


Contact Information

Primary Contact

Kara Snyder
Alumni Engagement Manager

Secondary Contact

April Torres
Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Date, Location & Details

Date: 7/14/2017
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: The South Foyer at the Salt Palace Convention Center

Salt Lake City, UT
Dress Code: Business professional attire, please.

  • Salt Palace South Underground Garage: 
    Enter off of 200 South between West Temple and 200 West.
    This is the closest parking option. The elevators will bring you directly into the South Foyer entrance of the Salt Palace. $12 parking fee.
  • City Creek Parking Garage:
    Park by Nordstrom and come up the elevators to walk across the street to the Salt Palace.
    First two hours are free, followed by $2.00/hour.  
  • If you are in need of a ramp to access the building, you can be dropped off in the loading roundabout area on 200 South. This is on the South side of the Salt Palace and close to the Celebration. 


Refer a Friend

Spread the word and refer your friends, family and coworkers to WGU.  We offer reward options for you and a free application for your referrals!  What a great way to be paid for paying it forward.