Arrival Time

For students: 9:00 a.m.

Students need to follow the signs to their staging location by 9:00 a.m. Families will proceed to Boettcher Concert Hall. Upon check-in, graduates must pick up name cards that will be used by announcers when they receive their degree. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., graduates will line up to form the academic procession. The Procession will begin at 9:45 a.m.


To Boettcher Concert Hall  

The Preforming Arts Complex is located in downtown Denver at 1000 14th Street. The closest major intersection is Colfax Avenue and Speer Boulevard. 

Please click here for more information on the Denver Performing Arts Complex parking garage including helpful tips and directions. 


Handicapped parking is available in the Performing Arts Complex parking garage.

Please visit the Denver Performing Arts Complex Parking web page for more information. 


Special disability seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Seating for audience members with disabilities is limited.

Please arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. to ensure appropriate seating. Ushers will be able to direct you to disability seating. 

Sign Language Interpreters

Please notify the Commencement Coordinator by Friday, April 6, 2019 if your family needs a sign language interpreter.

Call the President’s office at 303-256-9462 or e-mail

Reserved seating will be made available for you/your family.