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Apply for Graduation

If you plan to graduate within the next year, you must check with your dean’s office for graduation application deadlines and notification procedures. To apply for graduation, log in to MyCUInfo, go to your Academics/Schedule tab, scroll to the bottom and click Apply for Graduation. Visit the Office of the Registrar website for more information and current deadlines.

Grad Fair

Grad Fair is CU's official "one-stop" source for graduation information, services and products, and promises "no hassle for a tassel" to graduates while they save time, money, and begin their commencement celebration. 

  • Date: TBA 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location:  CU Bookstore

Grad Bash

The CU Boulder Alumni Association and The Herd want to celebrate your graduation this May with the Spring Grad Bash.  If you are a senior, grad student or PhD student who is graduating in May or summer 2020, join us at the

Koenig Alumni Center 
Thursday, April 30, 2020
4-8 p.m. 

Forever Buffs

You are a Forever Buff and part of a family of more than 270,000 CU Boulder alumni that have access to all of the Alumni Association’s benefits and services including discounts, events, career services and more for free! It’s membership benefits without the burden of paying membership dues.

Legacy Cord

The CU Boulder Alumni Association gives legacy cords to graduating students whose parents or grandparents are CU alumni. The black and gold cords are worn with your cap and gown to recognize your family’s connection to CU.  For more information, click here.

Graduation Announcements

Standard graduation announcements may be purchased starting two months prior to commencement at the CU Book Store or by calling 303-492-6411 or 800-255-9168.

There are numerous opportunities throughout the school year for students to purchase their personalized announcements at events hosted by the CU Book StoreJostens will display the announcement options and assist with your order in person. For event schedule information, click here. Students at Graduation Ceremony

Students may also purchase personalized announcements any time at or 800-854-7464.

Outstanding Student Stories 

CU Boulder News Services is looking for interesting stories about outstanding graduating students to use in publicity for the upcoming commencement ceremony. If you know someone who represents the excellence of the university through high academic, community, or leadership activities, or has overcome unusual challenges to complete his/her degree, please consider sharing his/her story. Submit your story to Greg Swenson in the Office of Strategic Relations at Greg.Swenson@Colorado.EDU.