Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering recognition ceremony for the class of 2023

Congratulations on your graduation! You're invited to join us to celebrate your accomplishment with fellow students, faculty, staff, family and friends. 


Caps and gowns


Thursday, May 11, 2023

8:30 a.m. — University-wide Commencement Ceremony 

  • In-person at Folsom Field Stadium.
  • The university-wide event is a ceremony for all campus graduates and features the Chancellor and other special guests. Students do not walk across the stage. 

Noon - 3 p.m. — CEAE Program Ceremony 

  • In-person event will be held in a large white tent located on the Business Field behind the Koelbel building. For directions, refer to the CU Boulder interactive map
  • This ceremony will celebrate the civil and architectural BS, MS, and PhD graduating students within the CEAE program. A reception will follow the ceremony.

Student Arrival Time

  • Graduating students will arrive at least 30 minutes before the set start time of the CEAE program ceremony.

Family & Guest Arrival Time 

  • Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the set start time of the CEAE Program ceremony. 


  • All campus parking lots will be open on a "space available" basis for public parking during commencement. Parking on campus, including at parking meters and pay station lots, is FREE on the day of Commencement and on all Recognition Ceremony Days (May 11-13).

More details will be posted as the event gets closer.