May 10, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Chancellor's Corner: 2013 Spring Commencement address

Graduates, congratulations! Your hard work has brought you to this day. But your work is not done. In fact, it is only beginning. The University Seal you will soon see stamped on your diploma depicts a torch in the hands of youth with a Greek inscription that reads: “Let Your Light Shine.”

Learn more about the Class of 2013: an in-depth series

The University of Colorado Boulder held its spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, at Folsom Field. The ceremony honored candidates for 6,084 degrees, including 4,687 bachelor’s degrees, 903 master’s degrees, 171 law degrees and 494 doctoral degrees. Read more about the Class of 2013 >>

Ed School graduate to continue equitable education research at Indiana U.

Armed with a master’s degree and a doctorate from CU-Boulder, Subini Annamma will head to Indiana University at Indianapolis after graduation. There she will teach and continue her research on increasing access to equitable education for marginalized students and urban communities, particularly for children with disabilities.

Vast majority of surveyed 2012 seniors give CU-Boulder high marks

In an extensive survey of University of Colorado Boulder seniors in 2012, an overwhelming majority of the nearly 3,000 respondents expressed positive views of their educational experiences at CU-Boulder.

Community Notes

IT Service Center in action

IT Service Center summer hours

The IT Service Center's hours will change starting Friday, May 10 in accordance with the switch to CU-Boulder campus summer hours. Walk-in hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. During the summer, call-in help will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday while Saturday and Sunday hours will remain 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. Learn more about the IT Service Center and other walk-in support centers at

Campus traffic advisory: High school commencements

CU-Boulder will host several high school commencements during May. Public parking for event attendees will be available around Coors Events and Conference Center. Traffic congestion on campus roadways will begin approximately 2 hours prior to the beginning of a ceremony and lasts approximately 1 hour after the conclusion of each commencement.

Following is the schedule of high school commencements: