Early arrival recommended for CU-Boulder commencement May 10

Published: May 8, 2013

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m. in Folsom Field and people planning to drive to campus should arrive early.

Due to traffic delays, and ongoing construction on U.S. 36 leading into Boulder, early arrival is strongly advised. Gates open at 7 a.m. and guests should plan to be seated by 8:15 a.m. The ceremony will be held outdoors in the stadium regardless of the weather. In the event of heavy rain or snow an abbreviated ceremony will be held.

For the safety of all guests, only soft-sided bags or containers no larger than 12x12x12 (the size of a purse or small backpack) are welcome at Folsom Field. Clear, plastic grocery-type bags are strongly recommended to facilitate security screening at the gates. All persons and packages are subject to screening prior to entry into the stadium. Please report unattended or suspicious bags to police immediately. To view a short University of Colorado Police Department commencement safety message visit http://bit.ly/2013CUCommencementSafety.

Parking lots and gray meters near the Coors Events Center are free for commencement parking. Traffic officers and parking supervisors and attendants will be available to assist campus visitors.

For more information about commencement visit http://commencement.colorado.edu/, and for information on commencement parking visit http://commencement.colorado.edu/ceremonies/spring/parking/.

Greg Swenson, 303-492-3113