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Graduation Information


Friday, June 3rd, 2022 1 pm

Jon M. Huntsman Center

University of Utah

2019 West High Graduation at Huntsman Center, University of Utah
2019 West High Graduation

Commencement at the Jon M. Huntsman Center at the University of Utah on June 5, 2019 4:00 p.m. Click here to watch a slide show.



If you are a fee waived student, we can help you with ordering your cap and gown.  Please do the following:

1.     Using your STUDENT EMAIL, email the following two people:


·        Cc:

2.     Type the following question: Do I qualify for help with cap and gown?

3.     Val will respond with a “yes” or “no”

4.     If “yes”, Diane will email you asking for your height and weight so that she can order you a cap and gown.


If you haven't yet, please order cap and gown as soon as possible at 1-800-JOSTENS (1-800-567-8367) or JOSTENS.COM.



We will do our best to keep to the following schedule but due to COVID 19, some dates may need to be changed.  Any date changes will be announced through West Announcements and on the West Senior Canvas page.

August 26, 2021   

Senior Assembly/Jostens passing out Graduation information
August 31, 2021 First round of orders for Jostens; 8am-3pm
December/January Senior/Jostens order makeup (date TBD)
January 5, 2022  List of senior names posted for corrections 
February 7, 2022 Honors Diploma - no longer need to apply but will be given to every student who qualifies.  
March 15, 2022 Evaluation of Honors Diploma completed, recipients posted in Guidance Center (room 316)
March 23, 2022 Auditions for Graduation Speakers - contact Diane Jergensen ( for tryout information
March 24, 2022  Auditions for Graduation Musical Numbers and National Anthem - contact Diane Jergensen ( for tryout information
April 6, 2022 Graduation Speakers - 2nd round tryouts, 3:30 pm (room tbd)
April 15, 2022 Graduation Announcements available for pick up during lunch(es)/Commons.  Jostens will leave any unclaimed items with Diane Jergensen in the Guidance Center (room 316)
May 9, 2022 Graduation Clearance Sheet distributed
May 24, 2022 Senior Breakfast
May 26, 2022 Deadline for fines to be paid in the Treasurer's Office 1:00 p.m.
May 31, 2022   Cap and Gown pick up
June 1, 2022 Graduation Rehearsal; 9:00 a.m./auditorium.  This rehearsal is absolutely mandatory for all seniors.  NO EXCEPTIONS (No cap and gown at this)
June 1, 2022  Senior Sendoff/Yearbook Signing Party
June 3, 2022    Commencement.   Jon M. Huntsman Center at the University of Utah. Be at the Huntsman Center at noon.  Commencement time 1:00 p.m.

Dates and times are subject to change based on COVID 19 and the guidelines in place. This page will be updated as needed.