Each unit's plans for celebration are listed below alphabetically.  All times listed below are Mountain Standard Time (MST).  

Some colleges, schools, departments or programs do not hold a winter recognition ceremony. Winter graduates are invited to participate in commencement activities held in the spring semester prior to or following their December graduation. Please contact your respective college, school, department or program for more information.  A list of departments not holding a winter recognition ceremony is available at the end of this page.

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  • Aerospace Engineering Sciences
    Reception to follow the College of Engineering & Applied Science Graduation Ceremony
    Thursday, December 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AERO) Building Lobby
    Kassadi Gabriel, 303-735-7754
  • Air Force ROTC Commissioning
    Saturday, December 18 at 1:05 p.m.
    University Memorial Center (UMC) - Glenn Miller Ballroom
    Reception to follow ceremony
    Robin Dean, 303-492-8278
  • Army ROTC Commissioning
    Friday, December 17 at 11 a.m.
    Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE) - W422 Auditorium
    Reception to follow ceremony in the CASE Chancellor's Hall
    Meggan Foster, 303-492-6495
  • Arts & Sciences Honors Program Convocation
    Thursday, December 16 at 9 a.m.
    University Memorial Center (UMC) - Glenn Miller Ballroom
    Reception to follow ceremony
    Janelle Henderson, 303-492-6617
  • Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
    Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m.
    Fiske Planetarium and Science Center (FISK) - Planetarium Theater
    Reception to follow ceremony
    Troy Latta or Steph Preo
  • ATLAS Institute / Creative Technology & Design (formerly Technology, Arts & Media)
    Reception to follow the College of Engineering & Applied Science Graduation Ceremony
    Thursday, December 16 from 11 a.m. - noon
    Roser ATLAS Center (ATLS) - Lobby
    CU Atlas Information, 303-735-4577
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (EBIO)
    Virtual Ceremony
    Friday, December 17 at 1 p.m.
    Katie Clark
  • Economics
    Virtual Ceremony
    Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m.
    Economics Office, 303-735-5500
  • Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
    Reception to follow the College of Engineering & Applied Science Graduation Ceremony
    Thursday, December 16
    Gallogy Discovery Learning Center (DLC)
    Aimee Santistevan
  • Engineering and Applied Science, College of 
    for all students graduating with an Engineering or Computer Science degree
    Thursday, December 16 at 10 a.m.
    Macky Auditorium (MCKY)
    Doors open for seating at 9 a.m.
    Kammie Slavin
  • Environmental Studies Program
    Virtual Ceremony
    Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m.
    Kayla Jones
  • Geography
    Thursday, December 16 at 9 a.m.
    Bruce Curtis Museum Collections (MCOL) - Room W100
    Reception to follow ceremony in the Guggenheim Geography Building (GUGG) 
    Karen Weingarten, 303-961-6789 or Leslie Yakubowski, 303-492-2631
  • Geological Sciences
    Friday, December 17 at 9 a.m.
    Benson Earth Sciences (BESC) - Room 180
    Reception to follow ceremony in the Benson Atrium
    TJ Deaton
  • Honors Program Convocation see Arts & Sciences Honors Program Convocation listing
  • Master's of the Environment (MENV)
    Thursday, December 16 at 2:30 p.m.
    Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) - C120 Auditorium
    Bobbie Bryant, 765-430-7450
  • Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
    Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m.
    Gold Biosciences Building (GOLD) - Room A2B70
    Reception to follow ceremony
    MCDB Office, 303-735-3520
  • Physics 
    For all physics and engineering physics undergraduate and graduate students
    Thursday, December 16 at 1 p.m.
    Duane Physics (DUAN) - Room G1B30
    Students please RSVP to attend by Wednesday, December 1.  
    Kirsten Apodaca, 303-492-6953
  • Political Science
    Friday, December 17 at 3 p.m.
    Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE) - W422 Auditorium
    Reception to follow ceremony in the CASE Chancellor's Hall
    Haruko Greeson, 303-492-7871
  • Psychology and Neuroscience
    Thursday, December 16 at 2 p.m.
    Macky Auditorium (MCKY)
    Doors open for seating at 1 p.m.
    Sadie Halnier, 303-492-8708

The following colleges, schools, departments or programs will not hold a winter 2021 recognition ceremony: