We will come together to recognize the many accomplishments of our graduates and mark their passage into the company of scholars at 8:30 a.m. MDT Thursday, May 9, 2024. The main commencement ceremony will be held at Folsom Field stadium. No tickets or registration required.
Many colleges, schools, departments, programs and groups hold individual recognition ceremonies following the main commencement ceremony, with most events occurring between Thursday, May 9 and Saturday, May 11. A schedule of these events will be available in early October 2023.
Highlights of the Commencement Ceremony
The commencement ceremony lasts about 3 hours and features the following elements:
The University of Colorado Boulder welcomes Native American and Indigenous students and their families to wear and display traditional Native American or Indigenous regalia at graduation. Regalia might include accessories such as beads, jewelry, feathers or leis and clothes, blankets and footwear. Only enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe should wear or possess eagle feathers.
All commencement events will be held in accordance with applicable campus policies and public health guidelines with the goal of providing a safe and meaningful experience for all. Please visit CU Boulder’s COVID-19 Updates page for the latest on public health measures applicable to university events.