On Thursday, May 5 at 8:30 a.m. MDT, we will come together to recognize the many accomplishments of our graduates and mark their passage into the company of scholars.  The university commencement ceremony will be held in-person at Folsom Field stadiumNo tickets or registration required.

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Highlights of the Commencement Ceremony

  • Remarks by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano
  • Congratulatory message from CU President Todd Saliman
  • Commencement Speaker address by Tom Costello, NBC News correspondent
  • Senior Class Council address
  • Traditional senior class celebratory video
  • Presentation of Chancellor’s Recognition Awards and Outstanding Graduates
  • Conferral of degrees
  • Welcome to the Forever Buffs Family
  • Reading of the Norlin Charge by the University of Colorado Board of Regents
  • Performance of the Alma Mater

Colleges, schools, departments and programs will also be celebrating the class of 2022 with individual recognition ceremonies

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.