If you plan to graduate within the next year, you must check with your dean's office for graduation application deadlines and notification procedures.
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Deadline For Students to Apply or Make Changes for December graduation 11/01/2012
Deadline For Students to Cancel a December Application 11/01/2012
Deadline for Students to Make Address and Diploma Name Changes for December graduation 01/01/2013
Deadline for Students to Apply or Make Changes for May 2013 graduation 04/01/13
Deadline for Students to Cancel a May application 04/01/13
Deadline for Students to Make Address and Diploma Name Changes for May graduation 06/01/13
Deadline for Students to Apply or Make Changes for August 2013 graduation 07/15/13
Deadline for Students to Cancel an August Application 07/15/13
Deadline for Students to Make Address and Diploma Name Changes for August graduation 09/01/13
PLEASE NOTE: If you are graduating in August, but want to participate in the May commencement ceremony, then apply for August graduation by 04/01/13. We will include the August applications received by this date in the commencement program.
PLEASE NOTE: Individual colleges and schools may require additional processes and paperwork so please contact your Program Advisor.
Graduating students with Federal Perkins/NDSL loans must complete a loan exit interview before leaving the university. Students should take care of any outstanding balances with the Bursar’s Office.
NOTE: If you are receiving financial aid and are working on two majors (same degree) or a major and a minor and don't plan to graduate from both programs at the same time, your financial aid might be affected. For more information, contact the Office of Financial Aid (Regent 175) or call 303-492-5091.
Commencement is held twice each year in May and December. The commencement web site has more information about the ceremonies, including dates and times, academic regalia, diplomas, and more. The deadline for inclusion in the commencement program is approximately 6 weeks before the ceremony.
Students should contact their respective major departments or dean's office for degree requirements.
All ceremony information will be posted at http://commencement.colorado.edu approximately 6 weeks before the ceremony.
August Graduates: For those graduating in August there is no commencement ceremony held. If you wish, you may participate in either the May or December ceremony. Contact your department or dean’s office.
Diplomas are printed and mailed approximately 7 weeks after the commencement date to the diploma mailing address (or home address if no diploma address is on file).