Saturday, May 6th, Nottingham Field

Ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m.

Nottingham gates will open one hour prior to the ceremony seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Spring Inclement Weather

If the university announces a change in venue, communication will be made through the UNC home page, Commencement home page, In and Around Campus, UNC Today, UNC Snowline (970-351-4100), Twitter, Facebook, email messages to students, and the Greeley Tribune.

NOTE: This announcement will change the start time of graduation ceremonies for all colleges (see information on Inclement Weather Plan). No exceptions will be made for students to attend a ceremony other than the one awarding their diploma. Please check inclement weather ceremony times and plan accordingly.

In the case of extreme weather the outdoor ceremony will be moved indoors to the Bank of Colorado Arena in the Butler Hancock Athletics Center. This decision will be made by 11:00 p.m. on Thursday (two days prior) to the ceremony and will not be reversed. Students will report to the Recreation Center prior to the ceremony for robing, line-up and processional. Ceremony line up will begin 45 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony

IMPORTANT: Doors for each ceremony will open one hour prior to the ceremony, seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the Bank of Colorado Arena reaches occupancy limitations, guests will be redirected to the University Center ballrooms for live broadcast.

About the ceremony

Ceremony Etiquette

  • Guests should remove caps during the National Anthem and Honor Guard presentation of colors
  • Please silence your phone during the ceremony
  • For your safety do not stand on the bleachers or chairs during the ceremony
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited

Getting to the Commencement location

Accessibility Information

Accessible seating will be available at the ceremony on a first-come basis and does not require reservations.

Need more information?

  • For questions regarding undergraduate commencement:
    Contact the Registrar’s Office at (970) 351-2231, option 3 or email graduation@unco.edu

Saturday, December 10, Butler Hancock sports pavillion

In the fall UNC hosts two undergraduate ceremonies in the Bank of Colorado Arena at the Butler Hancock Athletics Center.

9:00 a.m.:

  • College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • University College

12:30 p.m.:

  • Monfort College of Business
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences
  • College of Performing and Visual Arts

Undergraduate Fall Commencement – Bank of Colorado Arena

IMPORTANT: Doors for each ceremony will open one hour prior to the ceremony, seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the Bank of Colorado Arena reaches occupancy limitations, guests will be redirected to the University Center ballrooms for the live broadcast.

 

About the ceremony

Ceremony Etiquette

  • Guests should remove caps during the National Anthem and Honor Guard presentation of colors
  • Please silence your phone during the ceremony
  • For your safety do not stand on the bleachers or chairs during the ceremony
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited

Getting to the Commencement location

Accessibility Information

Accessible seating will be available at the ceremony on a first-come basis and does not require reservations.  This seating is located on the first row of the bleachers around the Bank of Colorado Arena at Butler Hancock Athletic Center.  Based on limited seating, we ask that only one family member accompany the person needing accessible seating. We ask that extended families sit in the next row of seating above the accessibility seating to help accommodate other guests. 

Need more information?

  • Visit our FAQ page
  • For questions regarding undergraduate commencement:
    Contact the Registrar’s Office at (970) 351-2231, option 3 or email graduation@unco.edu
  • Weather Forecast
  • Future Commencement Dates