When does the Denver Campus commencement take
Saturday, May 24, 2014, in the Bellco Theatre at the
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado. The processional
begins at 10:45am and the ceremony begins at 11am. Graduates must arrive at 10am
for line up. The seating area will open at 10am for guests. Graduates will meet
in the 600s meeting rooms just outside of the Bellco Theatre. Please look for
signs directing graduates to their staging area.
What are the criteria for having my name included
in the 2014 commencement program?
For participation in the
May 2014 commencement ceremony and inclusion in the commencement program,
degree seeking students must fall into one of the following categories as well
as complete their graduation application on jwuLink:
1. Awarded degree in the fall 2013 or winter 2013-2014 terms.
2. Enrolled in the spring term and have an expected graduation
date of spring 2014, summer 2014 or fall 2014.
Are tickets needed to attend commencement?
There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend. Seating is not
assigned, nor reserved. Handicapped accommodations are available. Staff members
will be able to help those who need assistance to and from the seating area.
What about commencement
Personalized commencement announcements may be ordered
from Herff-Jones, but
should be ordered in advance to ensure timely receipt.
How long does the commencement ceremony usually
The ceremony will last approximately one and one half hours to
two hours. If you are making lunch reservations, please allow some extra time
to be on the safe side.
Is there a way to know where I will be
There is no assigned seating. Students march in with
others by degree candidacy and sit with their friends.
Do the students sit in alphabetical order?
Students are given an index card when they check-in that they will print their
name and phonetic pronunciation on. This is handed to the person on stage
announcing the graduates as they cross the stage.
What is a Student Loan Exit Counseling
What does completing the information have to do with picking up
my cap and gown? Students with student loans are required to complete an exit
counseling session with SAFS prior to leaving school. After completing the
session, students will be cleared to pick up their cap and gown. If the student
does not conduct this session, he/she will not receive a cap and gown. Whether
they have loans or not students must stop by their campus SAFS office to
complete the necessary paperwork.
Are photos taken of
students receiving their diplomas?
Yes. Graduation Images
will be taking photos of each student and will contact the student directly
with the opportunity to purchase photos. Students are under no obligation to
buy the photos. For more information about photos, go to www.gradimages.com.
Do students receive their diplomas at
No. Graduates and expected graduates receive a diploma cover
containing a letter from the president of the Denver Campus. Upon degree
completion, official diplomas are mailed to the address specified on the
student's graduation application (submitted applications are viewable in
jwuLink, which also serves to ensure the student's name is spelled correctly.
Is parking available for
The Colorado Convention Center has 1,000
parking spots in an attached garage. In
addition, the Downtown Denver Partnership provides a map with parking options available
around the Convention Center.
If you have any further
questions, call 303-256-9400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.