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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver

Spring Commencement 2017

Main Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 26, 2017

8:30 a.m.

Boettcher Commons, Anschutz Medical Campus

Weather Update (Friday, 6 a.m.)

All outdoor ceremonies (Main Ceremony, School of Medicine, College of Nursing and School of Pharmacy) will take place as this morning as scheduled. 

The Anschutz Medical Campus holds two commencement ceremonies per year. One all-campus ceremony in May and another in December for August and December graduates of the College of Nursing, Physical Therapy Program, the Graduate School and the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program. 

Information on this website is intended to answer general questions about the Anschutz Medical Campus ceremony for graduates and attendees. If you are unable to find the information you are seeking on this site, please contact the Commencement Office at 303-315-2113 or Specific questions about convocations should be directed to your school, college or program.

Online registration for the CU Anschutz commencement ceremony is now closed. Graduates who still wish to participate can rent regalia at cap and gown pick-up on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. in Ed 2 North, 1304. Please note that all on-site rentals must be paid in cash and will incur a late fee.

Graduates must contact their program as well to communicate the desire to participate.

Faculty who still wish to attend commencement should contact the Commencement Office at


Thursday, May 25

CHA/PA - Library Commons - 10 a.m.

Colorado School of Public Health - Ed 2 South Auditorium - 3 p.m.

Friday, May 26

Graduate School - Ed 2 South Auditorium - 10 a.m.

Skaggs School of Pharmacy - Library Commons - 10 a.m.

School of Medicine - Boettcher Commons - 10:15 a.m.

College of Nursing - Bonfils Circle - 10:15 a.m. **Please note new ceremony site and time**

School of Dental Medicine - Hyatt Regency Denver - Aurora - 10:30 a.m.