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Colorado University Commencement

CU Spring 2018 Commencement in Folsom Field

Thursday May 10, 2018

8:30 a.m.  (regardless of the weather)

Stadium gates open at 7:00 a.m. Guests should be in their seats by 8:15 a.m.

  • Students are to report no later than 7:30 a.m. in the Norlin Quadrangle
  • Procession into Folsom Stadium starts promptly at 8:00 a.m.
  • Students planning to complete degree requirements in the Summer are encouraged to walk in the CU Commencement Ceremony and participate in the ENVS Recognition Ceremony and Reception.

The Folsom Field Clear Bag Policy will be enforced. Learn more.

Click here for parking information.
Click here for ADA Services

ENVS Recognition Ceremony and Reception

Thursday May 10, 2018

Seating Opens at 3:45 PM. at The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Lawn on East Campus
Light refreshments will be served until the ceremony begins. We encourage arrival by 4:00 PM
ADA seating can be reserved for students and their families. Please contact our office if needed.

Parking will be available at several lots on East Campus including lots 556 at SEEC/McAllister building, 543 at JSC Biotechnology Building, and 548 at LASP Space Technology Research Center.
For a map of east campus parking please view this brochure

Guests attending the main campus ceremony as well, are encouraged to park on East Campus and utilize the Discovery Shuttle which will be running from SEEC to Main Campus. You can view the route here

Handicap Parking is available at all parking lots. We recommend using the closest lots, 543 and 548 for your convenience. Handicap drop off will also be available at the front of the building. To ensure ADA accommodations and seating, or if you have any concerns, please contact our office at 303-492-5420

Ceremony begins at 4:15 PM 

  • Caps, gowns and tassels will be worn at this ceremony.  These may be purchased at the CU Bookstore.
  • No tickets required for family and friends. 
  • No alcohol or smoking is allowed at this event. If this policy is abused, you may be asked to leave.
  • All graduating students will cross the stage to receive their diploma covers. Graduates will announce their own name at the microphone and have the opportunity to say a few, brief words.
  • Ceremony is expected to finish near 6:00 PM

For additional information on ordering regalia, grad announcements and parking, please visit the campus commencement website.

Contact 303-492-5420 with questions or concerns.

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