Spring Commencement


Spring Hybrid Commencement

As UCCS prepares to confer more than a thousand degrees this spring, Chancellor Reddy announced that UCCS will hold a mix of virtual and in-person celebrations, marking the first in-person celebrations since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The celebrations will include a virtual commencement ceremony held on May 14, 2021, premiering live on YouTube. In addition, the Classes of 2021 and 2020 will be able to participate in the first-ever "Picture on the Plaza" celebration, where they will have the opportunity to be professionally photographed with their diploma jackets on El Pomar Plaza. 

To prepare for either scenario, we need your help. Please support our efforts by applying to graduate, submitting a photo and preparing for the in-person component. The deadline to apply and submit a photo is Thursday, March 11. We will post further information about the picture on a plaza in-person event in the coming weeks. 


Friday, May 14, 2021 at 1 p.m.

A complete live video for each college will be posted here as the day of commencement approaches. UCCS will post a list of degrees conferred in each college to aid family members in watching the correct video. 




Receive A Celebration Box Via UCCS Alumni Office

We're looking forward to celebrating with you either in-person or virtually this spring. Ahead of our 2021 Commencement exercises, our Office of Alumni Relations is putting together an Alumni Celebration Package to help our new alums get in the graduation spirit. 

Learn more about the celebration box and claim yours today