Published: May 12, 2017
Coors Events Conference Center at CU Boulder

Each year the University of Colorado Boulder hosts several high school graduations at Coors Events Conference Center throughout the month of May. This year we welcome nine high school graduating classes from Monday, May 15, through the next Friday, May 26.

During each high school graduation, public parking for attendees will be available around the Coors Center. View the event parking areas map. Parking lots and roadways may be crowded as you are leaving or returning from lunch and/or the end of your business day.

Alternative methods of transportation are encouraged to avoid traffic impacts during these times. To view RTD busing information, visit the Parking and Transportation bus routes page.

Following is the schedule of the high school commencements and the projected times for traffic impacts.

Monday, May 15

Northglenn High School, 2 p.m.
Thornton High School, 7 p.m.

Expect heavy traffic from noon­ to 2 p.m., from 4 to 7 p.m., and from 9 to 10 p.m.

Tuesday, May 16

Legacy High School, 2 p.m.

Expect heavy traffic from noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 17

Horizon High School, 2 p.m.
Mountain Range High School, 7 p.m.

Expect heavy traffic from noon to 2 p.m., from 4 to 7 p.m., and from 9 to 10 p.m.

Friday, May 19

Ralston Valley High School, 10:30 a.m. 

Expect heavy traffic from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 20

Lakewood High School, 10 a.m.
Centaurus High School, 4 p.m.

Expect heavy traffic from 8 to 10 a.m., from noon to 4 p.m., and from 6 to 7 p.m.

Friday, May 26

Prairie View High School, 10 a.m.

Expect heavy traffic from 8 to 10 a.m. and from noon to 1 p.m.