Commencement Information for Graduate Students

Applying for graduation

The following links will help you apply for graduation:

cap & gown rental

If you were unable to attend the Grad Fair, you still need to rent regalia for the ceremony. All regalia must be ordered by Sunday, November 9th. After this deadline the next opportunity to rent will be at distribution. Please see dates/times/location below for more information. To rent regalia online please visit http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/_northerncolorado/

Graduation announcements

Students may order announcements from any company they choose. However here are three options that UNC recognizes.

When ordering announcements, be prepared to provide the following information:

  1. College
  2. Degree
  3. Major
  4. Emphasis
  5. Minor
  6. Other

Note: Class rings can be ordered online by contact Herff-Jones at http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/_northerncolorado/or by calling- Unique Recogntion at 970-663-2668.

late Cap and Gown Rental, Distribution, Return


If you’re planning on participating in graduation, it is your responsibility to rent a cap and gown. You can still rent your cap and gown during the distribution time periods:

  • Distribution of regalia will take place at the Recreation Center, Lower Fitness Room on December 11th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and December 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Herff Jones representative will require cash only payment (Bachelor students - TBA * Master students - TBA * Doctoral students - TBA * EdS studentsTBA and souvenir tassel TBA); no credit cards or checks will be accepted for any orders made during Commencement line-up or distribution time period. All gowns are to be returned immediately after the ceremony at the east entrance of Butler Hancock gym.

University of Northern Colorado regalia is specially made for UNC and and is intended to be worn by UNC students only. Regalia must be ordered through UNC's designated company, Herff Ones.

masters gowndoctoral gown

Questions?

For questions regarding graduate commencement:
Contact the Graduate School at (970) 351-1803 or laura.hulsey@unco.edu

Applying for graduation

The following links will help you apply for graduation:

Cap and gown rental

If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair, you still need to rent regalia for the ceremony. All regalia must be ordered by April 3, 2014. After this deadline the next opportunity to rent will be at distribution. Please see dates/times/location below for more information.

Students interested in ordering class rings and announcements can contact Herff-Jones online or by phone - Unique Recognition at 970-663-2668.

Graduation announcements

Students may order announcements from any company they choose. However here are three options that UNC recognizes.

When ordering announcements, be prepared to provide the following information:

  1. College
  2. Degree
  3. Major
  4. Emphasis
  5. Minor
  6. Other

Note: Class rings can be ordered online by contact Herff-Jones athttp://colleges.herffjones.com/college/_northerncolorado/ or by calling- Unique Recogntion at 970-663-2668.

Late Cap and Gown Rental, Distribution, Return

If you're planning on participating in graduation, it is your responsibility to rent a cap and gown. You can still rent your regalia during the distribution time periods.:

Distribution of regalia will take place at the Recreation Center, on Thursday, May 8th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, May 9th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Due to high volume, lines are expected to be long from 10:00 a.m. until noon both days of distribution, expected wait will be 30 minutes.

The Herff Jones representative will require cash only payment (Bachelor students - $62.00 * Master students - $85.00 * Doctoral students - $90.75 * EdS students $90.75 and souvenir tassel $7.50); no credit cards or checks will be accepted for any orders made during Commencement line-up or distribution time period. All gowns are to be returned immediately after the ceremony at the east entrance of Butler Hancock gym.

University of Northern Colorado regalia is specially made for UNC and and is intended to be worn by UNC students only. Regalia must be ordered through UNC's designated company, Herff Ones.

masters gowndoctoral gown

For questions regarding graduate commencement:
Contact the Graduate School at (970) 351-1803 or laura.hulsey@unco.edu

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