Graduation Day Information
Fall Commencement, December 15, 2012
- Colorado Convention Center (map)
- 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
- Caps and gowns will be available for pick up Friday, December 14th between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center in Lobby A.
- Graduates will check in for the ceremony at 7:45 a.m., December 15 in Upper Hall B. The ceremony begins at 9 a.m.
- There are no tickets for this event and no limit to the number of guests graduates may invite. This is a first-come, first-served seating event. ADA needs will be accommodated.
- Important Information for Graduates_Fall 2012.pdf
Costs of Commencement
(includes regalia rental, taxes and fees)
- Bachelor's $40
- Master's $50
- Doctoral $60
All registrations after November 16 will incur a $25.00 late fee.
Gowns and hoods (if applicable) must be returned after the ceremony. Graduates may keep caps and tassels.
Online registration for the fall 2012 ceremony is now closed. Graduates who still wish to participate in the ceremony should contact Diane Phillips with Willsie Cap & Gown directly at email@example.com to reserve regalia. Payment (including the late fee) must be made directly to Willsie and all on-site payments must be cash.
Faculty should contact the commencement coordinator at 303-315-5815 to RSVP for the ceremony and request regalia if needed.
Schools and colleges host individual receptions immediately following commencement for graduates, guests and faculty. Please contact your school or college directly for additional information regarding receptions.
Business School Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 501-503
College of Architecture and Planning CU Building, Room 470 (1250 14th St.)
College of Arts & Media Courtyard by Marriott (16th & Curtis St.)
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences North Classroom Atrium C & D
College of Liberal Arts and Science Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 401-404
School of Education & Human Development Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 201-205
School of Public Affairs Lawrence Street Center, 2nd Floor Terrace Room
Free parking will be provided on the Auraria Campus in the Dogwood, Holly, Maple, Nutmeg, and Redwood lots and in the Tivoli Parking Garage. Click for a PDF map of parking lot locations. Paid parking is available at the Colorado Convention Center ($12) and at surrounding lots. Avoid traffic by taking Light Rail to and from the convention center.
Live Video Web Stream
The commencement ceremony will be broadcast on USTREAM live on Saturday, December 15 for family and friends who are unable to attend the ceremony in person.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY LIVE!
As a service to our graduates, professional photographers will be taking pictures of each graduate while accepting their diploma. Proofs of these photographs will be e-mailed to each graduate within 5 business days of the ceremony. If you would like to pre-register for photographs and receive a discount on photo purchases, please clink on the banner.
Graduation Announcements are available through CB Grad Announcements. You may order announcements at www.cbgrad.com.
Graduates may order class rings at www.jostens.com.
Information for Out-of-Town Guests
Visitors are encouraged to visit Denver's tourist and vacation information website (www.denver.org) for a list of attractions, events, dining and places to stay in Denver.