From: Vital Student E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Mon Nov 26 2007 - 01:34:59 MST
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 01:34:59 -0700 (MST) From: Vital Student E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Commencement Information--PLEASE SAVE!
TO: Select CU Students
FROM: Office of the Boulder Campus Commencement Marshal
DATE: November 26, 2007
SUBJECT: Commencement Information--PLEASE SAVE!
Dear Graduating Student:
Congratulations! As a candidate receiving a degree from the University of
Colorado at Boulder in December, you are cordially invited to participate in
the Boulder Campus Winter Commencement on Friday, December 21, 2007. You will
be receiving all commencement information via e-mail. An information booklet
has been mailed to your family. I would like to take this opportunity to
provide you with some information regarding the ceremony. Please refer to the
commencement web site at www.colorado.edu/commencement to answer your questions
and provide additional information.
Students should line up on the concourse (upper) level of the Coors
Events/Conference Center at 8:45 a.m., wearing their academic regalia. Line up
will be by school or college; arts & sciences will assemble inside the
southwest entrance, all others inside the southeast entrance. The procession
will start at 9:30 a.m.
Relatives, friends and other guests of graduates should plan on arriving well
before 9:00 a.m. in order to be in their seats for the start of the procession.
No tickets are required, but guests should arrive early for the best choice of
The stairs in the Events/Conference Center are exceptionally difficult to
negotiate in high-heeled shoes. Participants are encouraged to wear shoes that
will allow them to descend to the seating area safely.
ACCESS FOR ELDERLY AND THOSE WITH DISABILITIES
Please refer to the commencement web site for detailed information or contact
the Office of Disability Services at 303-492-8671 V/TTY with questions
regarding access for any of your guests or if you will personally need
assistance during the ceremony. Requests for accommodations should be made well
Undergraduates are required to purchase regalia for the ceremony from the CU
Book Store in the UMC. The cost to purchase regalia is $34.95 if purchased on
or before December 1 and includes cap, gown, and degree tassel. After December
1 the cost will be $44.95. For more information call 303-492-6411 or go to
Master's, doctoral, and law students are required to rent academic regalia for
the ceremony from Room 247 of the University Memorial Center on Wednesday,
December 19 from 11:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 20 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00
p.m., or Friday, December 21 from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Fees for rental of cap, gown,
and hood are $28.00 for master's and $42.00 for doctoral and law (includes
tam). Rental fee must be paid for with cash.
UPDATE YOUR RECORDS
Update your permanent address on PLUS at www.colorado.edu/plus to ensure you
receive your diploma, enrollment deposit refund, and all other pertinent
information without delay.
As your graduation nears, I would like to again offer my congratulations, along
with best wishes for success in your future endeavors. Your university is and
will continue to be proud of its association with you.
James F. Williams, II
Dean of Libraries and Boulder Campus Commencement Marshal
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