Spring 2018 Graduates
Spring 2018 Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 12th at 3:00 p.m. in Moby Arena.
Students participating in the Spring commencement ceremony MUST complete the on-line commencement attendance form.
Questions? Contact Ethan Billingsley at Ethan.Billingsley@ColoState.edu
Line-up for graduates:
One hour prior (5:00pm)
Location: Lory Student Center North Ballroom
Date: Friday, December 15th, 2017
Time: 6pm (will last roughly 1.5 hours)
Location: Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom
**Graduate School Ceremony is separate:
Regalia Orders and Distribution
REGALIA DISTRIBUTION (STUDENTS AND FACULTY)
Online ordering for Spring 2018 will be available in early February.
Graduates receive a diploma cover at Commencement. The actual diplomas will be mailed to graduates six to eight weeks after commencement. For those unable to attend the ceremonies, diploma covers are available in the Registrar’s Office (at no charge). Diploma covers can be mailed by emailing a request to Diplomaoffice@colostate.edu; the postage cost is $5.00 per cover for U.S. mailings.
Announcements, Class Ring Sales, and Grad Fair
Information on announcements and class rings will become available in February.
Generic announcements (non-personalized announcements) may be purchased at the University Bookstore any time.
GradImages is the official commencement photographer for our school. Your proofs will be ready to view online as soon as 48 hours after the ceremony. In order to notify you when your images are available, GradImages sends emails and mails paper proofs, along with optional text message notifications. Your information is never shared and privacy is guaranteed. Pre-registering is simply a way to make sure your contact information is up-to-date with GradImages, so they can provide your complimentary proofs as quickly as possible. Although there’s never any obligation to order, you’ll save 20% off orders of $50 or more for your participation. To pre-register for your commencement proofs, please visit http://GradImages.com/Preregistration.
Following commencement, GradImages photographers will be circulating outside the commencement venue to capture additional candid photographs of our graduates with their loved ones. The GradImages staff will be wearing red vests, so they’ll be highly visible and easy to locate. Grab a red vest and snap some candid shots!
Friday before 4 p.m.
FREE PARKING is available in Moby Arena Lot 195 (grid location A – 7 on the CSU Campus Parking Map),
There is also free parking in the pay-by-plate spaces in Lot 310, which is located north of the Lory Student Center. See grid location J-6 on the CSU Campus Parking Map, and in Lot 425, which is located due west of the Morgan Library (grid location H – 9 on the campus map).
Additional information regarding parking can be obtained from the CSU Parking Services at http://parking.colostate.edu/ or by calling (970) 491-7041.
This ceremony is a very public event, reflecting upon you, your Department, your College, and the University. For this reason, we request that your behavior during the ceremony reflect the dignity and importance of this occasion for all of us. University administrators and members of the Board of Governors will participate in our ceremony. Alcoholic beverages or inappropriate substances or objects are not in keeping with the dignified nature of our commencement ceremony and are not permitted. Such items will be confiscated as you enter the line-up area. This ceremony is the capstone of the academic experience for you, other students, and families and friends. Your recognition of the rights of others to enjoy the ceremony free from disruptive or inappropriate behavior is appreciated.
Guest conduct restrictions
Prohibited items not allowed in Commencement and Commissioning venues include the following:
1. Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs carried in by patrons.
2. Glass bottles or metal cans.
3. Ice chests or large coolers.
4. Bota bags or wine skins.
5. Sticks, bats or clubs, including any attachments.
6. Fireworks, firearms or other weapons, or simulated weapons.
7. Bullhorns or other artificial noisemakers.
8. Framed backpacks.
9. Animals other than certified guide dogs for the disabled.