Fall 2014

Saturday, December 13, Butler Hancock Sports Pavilion

In the fall UNC hosts two undergraduate ceremonies.

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

The doors open to Butler Hancock Athletic Center 1 hour prior to the ceremony.

About the ceremony

Ceremony Etiquette

  • Males guests should remove caps during the National Anthem, Alma Mater 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 Butler Hancock Sports Pavillion.  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

Spring 2014

Saturday, May 10th, Nottingham Field

The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.

The gates at Nottingham Field will open one hour before the ceremony, no tickets are required for admittance. Capacity at Nottingham is 5,200 and seating is available on a first-come basis.

About the ceremony

Ceremony Etiquette

  • Males guests should remove caps during the National Anthem, Alma Mater 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.  There is seating on both the top row of the West bleachers, on the terrace level or in the first row of the east bleachers. A Commencment volunteer at either the east or west entrance can help provide directions to these seats.

Need more information?

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