Fall 2023 Psychology and Neuroscience Graduation Ceremony

macky graduation 2The Psychology & Neuroscience Graduation Ceremony celebrates the imminent graduation of bachelor's students, master's students, and doctoral students. Graduates will be recognized individually by name and take the traditional walk across the stage to receive their diploma cover. 

Ceremony Details

  • Date: Thursday, December 21, 2023
  • Time: 2 p.m. MST
  • Location: Macky Auditorium
  • RSVP: Graduates will receive a link to RSVP for themselves and their guests via email.  

This Graduation Ceremony will last approximately 60–90 minutes. At the conclusion of the event, please remain in your seat until all the graduates have been recognized and the platform party has exited the stage.


Degree candidates are encouraged to wear a cap and gown. Information about purchasing academic regalia may be found at the CU Book Store.

Undergraduates wearing regalia should have their tassel on the right; all graduate students should wear their tassel on the left.

PhD candidates must be in academic regalia; please carry your hood, do not wear it.


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing equal access to individuals with disabilities. (See the Macky Auditorium accessibility page—ignore the section about tickets.)  If you or any of your guests requires special accommodations (wheelchairs, hearing-impaired translator, other reserved seating needs, etc.) please contact Amy Zens (amelia.zens@colorado.edu or phone: 303-492-5421) no later than 7 days (Thursday, December 14) before the event. We will make all reasonable efforts to fulfill requests submitted after the deadline.


Contact the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at 303-492-5421.