Did you live Sewall Hall just like your grandmother or take a class from the same chemistry professor as your father? 

The buildings may look a bit different these days, but your Buff Pride has remained constant throughout generations. Why not take a moment at graduation to honor the family members who paved the way for your university experiences?  

Recognize and celebrate your family’s CU tradition by wearing your free black and gold legacy cord during your virtual commencement celebrations this spring. The Buffalo Legacy Cord application for Spring 2021 is now closed. If you are a 2021 graduate requesting a legacy cord, please contact theherd@colorado.edu to request one by mail. Please note that requests are processed within 3-5 business days and are mailed by USPS. Details here.

Class of 2022 applications open in early spring 2022.

The Buffalo Legacy program is run by the CU Boulder Alumni Association and honors current students and their parents, grandparents or stepparents who attended CU Boulder. In addition to these cords, the Buffalo Legacy Program also offers scholarships and special legacy events to students. 


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