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Graduation and Commencement

Graduation Application Deadlines

To be considered a candidate for graduation, all students must file a graduation application with the Office of Academic Records and Registration no later than the published deadline. Graduates must speak to their academic advisor if they have missed their appropriate application deadline.

Graduating Term Application Deadline
(Accelerated, Online and Evening Students)
Application Deadline
(Daytime, On-Campus Students)
Summer 2023 May 22, 2023 January 23, 2023
Fall 2023 September 11, 2023 May 22, 2023
Spring 2024 January 19, 2024 September 8, 2023
Summer 2024 May 24, 2024 January 19, 2024
Graduation Process

Step 1: Ensure with your academic advisor you are on track to graduate. Please note: Your academic advisor is the only one who can verify if you are on track with your courses to graduate.
Step 2: Submit a graduation application. This must be done for every student who wishes to graduate by the deadline as noted above.
Step 3: Once your graduation application is submitted please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.
Step 4: Your diploma will be mailed to you within 12 weeks of your graduation date.
Step 5: If you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, purchase your cap and gown (regalia) through the Ranger Station Bookstore.
Step 6: A $50 graduation fee will be invoiced once your graduation application is processed.


Commencement refers to the ceremony that celebrates graduation. Commencement ceremonies are held on Boettcher Commons on the Northwest Denver campus, rain, snow or shine. Visit for full details about the schedule of events, ordering regalia, ceremony photos and video, and more! And check out our FAQs for grads and their guests on OneRegis News.

Contact Information
David Clark Hall, 269
Mail Code: A-08


Diplomas are mailed within 12 weeks of your graduate date. To check the status of your diploma, contact Academic Records at 303.458.4126.

Note: Your legal name will be printed on your diploma. If your legal name has changed, you must submit a notarized Change of Name Affidavit to the Office of Academic Records and Registration.