Ceremony Information


COLORADO GRADUATION COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY:

Date: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Ceremony Start Time: Promptly at 12:00 p.m.

VENUE:
The Linger Building at CU Denver South

The Wildlife Experience Great Hall
10035 South Peoria Street
Parker, CO 80134

COMMENCEMENT DAY SCHEDULE: 

10:30-11:15 a.m.    -    Check-In for Graduates
11:30-11:40 a.m.    -    Graduates line up for Procession into Ceremony - late arrivals may not be added
Guests should arrive between 11:00 and 11:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m.              -     Commencement ceremony begins promptly
Ceremony generally lasts between 1 and 1 1/2 hours long.
For detailed information about the ceremony click the link below to download ceremony packet:

***** Commencement Ceremony Packet (CLICK HERE) *****

MAKE SURE TO ATTEND A MANDATORY GRADUATION FAIR:
   Please RSVP to the campus location you are able to attend by May 5th, 2016:

- Colorado Springs: THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 5:00pm to 6:30pm.
     To RSVP to COS please contact: Amy Ramirez at 719-866-6715 or ERamirez@devry.edu 

- Westminster: WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 5:00pm to 6:30pm.
     To RSVP to Westminster please contact: Christie Long at 303-280-7600 or Clong2@devry.edu   

                  (If you are unable to attend, please still contact one of the people above)

Important Notes For July 2016 Graduation:

DEADLINE TO ORDER CAPS AND GOWNS FROM JOSTENS: Saturday, June 3rd, 2016
You will need to order your regalia directly by either: Calling Jostens' Consumer Call Center at 800-854-7464 or Go to http://www.jostens.com/. All items ordered from Jostens will be shipped directly to you at the address you provide.

VERIFY NAME IN CEREMONY PROGRAM updated deadline is June 17th, 2016
PLEASE verify your name is listed correctly on program, starting June 1st, 2016, Click this link, PROGRAM LIST OF NAMES. If your name and program are correct, no action is needed. If your name is INCORRECT, want it differently or missing from the list and you plan to participate in the ceremony, please send an email to DNV-Registrar@devry.edu  or contact the Registrar's Office at 303-280-7600 as soon as possible and we can adjust/add your name to the list.   
If your name is missing, it is possible that we haven't received your "Graduation application", please print a copy, (link at bottom of page) and fill out and submit it as soon as possible.
The LAST day to submit an adjustments to this list is June 17th, 2016 and the final list will be posted on July 15th, 2016.

Please note that all the Honors that are symbolized on the program list are based on your final CGPA if you have already graduated and your current CGPA if you haven't completed your program as of June 26th, 2016. Honors that adjust after final grades are posted will be noted on your Official transcript and diploma.

CONFIRM NUMBER OF GUEST SPACES NEEDED: Seating is limited for this event, so each graduate may invite up to 6 guests to attend the ceremony. Each graduate must confirm their number of guests attending.

Westminster and Online Students Contact: Christie Long at 303-280-7600 Clong2@devry.edu

Colorado Springs Students Contact: 
Amy Ramirez at 719-866-6715 or ERamirez@devry.edu



If you think you will need more than the 6 guests, we can put you on a waiting list to see if we have space for any extra guests but there is no guarantee that we will be able to allow more than 6 per graduate. Please contact Christie Long at DNV-Registrar@devry.edu so we can put your name on the list and how many extra you are hoping for. Children only count if they need their own seat.

*  Professional photographs are taken of the graduates after they walk across the stage and receive their diploma cover and then down the stairs to pose for 2 pictures. These will be available for purchase on the 3 Peaks photographers website at www.3peaksphoto.com/devry.html approximately 2-3 weeks after the ceremony.

*  Remember to bring your own camera for other individual pictures that you or your family may want to take.

Questions
If you have any questions about obtaining your regalia for the ceremony you may contact:
Shelley McClellan with Jostens at 303-921-6662

For general graduation questions you should contact:
Christie Long at 303-280-7600 Clong2@devry.edu 


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