Celebration of Spring and Summer 2021 Graduates
Please visit the CSU Commencement website for information about cap and gown orders and to find the latest updates about Spring 2021 celebrations.
2020 Graduate School Ceremonial Walk Across the Oval
A Ceremonial Walk Across the Oval is scheduled for November as an occasion for all graduates of the 2020 class to come together and celebrate their accomplishments. For those graduating with a Ph.D., the Ceremonial Walk will not include a hooding ceremony in order to maintain physical distancing guidelines. Please remember that this event is contingent upon current CSU and Larimer County public health conditions and guidelines.
You are invited to walk with fellow graduate students in your college/program during the assigned day and time listed below. You may arrive at any time during the assigned 30-minute window for your college or program. Please bring your student ID to the ceremonial walk or know your student ID number as it will be required to check in.
Thursday, Nov. 19
- 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. | Health and Human Sciences
- 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. | Agricultural Sciences
- 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. | Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
- 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. | Special Academic Units – Cell & Molecular Biology, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, School of Public Health, and the School of Advanced Materials Discovery
Friday, Nov. 20
- 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. | Natural Sciences
- 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Warner College of Natural Resources
- 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. | Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
- 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. | Liberal Arts
Learn more at commencement.colostate.edu/#oval-walk
Celebration of 2020 Graduates Videos
On Friday, May 15, 2020, a special message for Spring and Summer 2020 graduates was shared. Find the special announcement for Graduate Students from Dean Mary Stromberger at commencement.colostate.edu/celebration-grads-video-grad-school
As we celebrate the achievements of our graduates, we ask for your help in following public health orders. As a reminder, the university continues to operate under Safer at Home guidelines. All university buildings are closed to the public at this time. The university observes social distancing, masks, and all other public health guidance on university grounds. Gatherings are prohibited on university grounds, including the Oval, and inside buildings.
Digital Party Pack
You’re graduating! That’s a really big deal. Though it will look different than what you probably had in mind, the cause for celebration is possibly more meaningful than ever before. As such, we wanted to get your party started with a digital party pack filled with decorations, inspiration, photo props, recipes, and more.
Download and print the Digital Party Pack and don’t miss the limited-edition CSU backgrounds designed specifically for your virtual graduation parties, all available at commencement.colostate.edu