CU Denver Fall 2022 Commencement

Logo for CU Denver Fall 2022 Commencement

Event Details

  • Dec 17, 2022
  • Exhibit Hall A, Colorado Convention Center
  • All Ages
  • at 9:00am
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CU Denver Commencement

An Ending Celebrating a New Beginning

Commencement honors the achievement of one's academic goals and the beginning of the next vocational commitment. CU Denver ceremonies occur twice a year in December and May. Summer graduates are invited to participate in the fall ceremony. Participation in commencement is permitted only after a student has completed all of their degree requirements and has applied to graduate.

Tickets are not required for either commencement ceremony. Please note that seating is first-come, first-served.

Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, December 17, 9:00 AM
Exhibit Hall A, Colorado Convention Center

Early registration for Fall Commencement has closed. To register as a late addition, please email and a representative will get back to you with next steps.

Important Information

For graduates who pre-order their cap and gown but miss the pick-up days, your gown will be available the morning of the ceremony in the Convention Center Lobby at 7:00 a.m. This is the only pickup time available. For graduates that request their gowns be shipped to their homes, please be aware of possible shipping delays and plan accordingly. If your gown does not arrive before Commencement, extras will be available on-site, free of charge.

Prepare for Commencement

CU Denver's commencement is an all-campus ceremony during which we recognize all doctoral, educational specialist, master's and bachelor's degree recipients.

Ceremony Details

Cap & Gown Pickup

Disability-Related Access

Severe Weather Plan

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Faculty at Commencement

Are you a faculty member planning to participate in the ceremony? Not sure what you need to do to prepare? Find out how to register, where to pick up your regalia, and download the schedule.

Register & Get Ready

Faculty Information for CU Denver Commenement

Virtual Toolkit

Add some flair to your profiles, posts, lawns, and windows with our special #CUDenverGrad toolkit, which includes social media cover photos, Zoom backgrounds, printable yard signs, and more for graduates and loved ones!

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Prohibited items:

The following items are prohibited in the Colorado Convention Center: alcohol, illegal drugs, bottles, cans, coolers, fireworks, helium balloons, confetti, aerosol cans, defensive weapons, artificial noise makers, banners, large signs, and pets (assistance animals are permitted).

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