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 Congratulations to the 2017 CVMBS undergrad graduates!

CVMBS Undergraduate Commencement


 Undergraduate Contacts


​Kelly Swetich - Biomedical Sciences             (970) 491-3926

Erin Reichert - Environmental Health             (970) 491-7910

Lisa McCann - Microbiology            (970) 491-6118

Phil Quirk - Neuroscience
(970) 491-2551

Kristen Brown - Student Success Center
(970) 491-6874

Heather Galanty - Student Success Center
(970) 491-6408

Fall 2017 Commencement

Saturday, December 16, 2017

4 p.m. Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom

Regalia Orders and Distribution

Order your cap, gown and tassel in advance online via the commencement homepage and click Get Your Cap & Gown. The deadline for ordering student regalia is Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Cap & Gown Distribution
Moby C-Wing (Intramural Gym)
Thursday & Friday, December 14 & 15; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, December 16th, regalia will be available for pick up one hour prior to each graduation until 5 p.m. All regalia pickups must be completed by 5 p.m.

Drop off location

Moby C-Wing (Intramural Gym)
LSC Info Desk

Diploma Covers

Graduates receive a complimentary diploma cover at Commencement. The actual diplomas will be mailed to graduates six to eight weeks after commencement. For graduates unable to attend the ceremonies, a cover is available in the Registrar’s Office (at no charge). If it is not possible to pick up a cover, one can be mailed to any U.S. address. Email the request to the diploma office (Note: a charge of $5.00 will be required for postage).

Announcements and Class Ring Sales

Please note: We am awaiting confirmation on the vendors that will be available at the Grad Fair and Flea Market on October 17th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Representatives from CB Grad Announcements

Announcements and Josten’s (class rings) will be present on Wednesday, October 17, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Flea Market area (outside the University Bookstore) to take advanced, customized orders. After October 17, announcement orders may be placed online or by calling 800-433-0296. Customized orders are returned within seven days of being ordered. 

Generic announcements (non-personalized announcements) may be purchased at the University Bookstore any time. 

Commencement Parking

Fall 2017 commencement ceremonies are at two venues -Lory Student Center and Moby Arena. Please use the guidelines below to suggest parking options for families and guests. Construction on campus will impact available parking. For the most up to date announcements regarding parking and construction impact please check the CSU construction updates website

Friday before 4 p.m.
Free parking is available in Moby Arena Lot 195 (grid location A–7 on the CSU Campus Parking Map). A free shuttle, "Around the Horn," travels to the Lory Student Center every ten minutes from the Moby Arena lot.

There is paid parking in the pay-by-plate spaces in Lot 310, which is located north of the Lory Student Center. See grid location J-6 on the CSU Campus Parking Map. The pay-by-plate spaces are located in the west half of Lot 310 (colored orange with a picture of a clock on the parking map). There are also pay-by-plate spaces in Lot 425, which is located due west of the Morgan Library (grid location H–9 on the campus map). The pay-by-plate spaces are located in the south half of Lot 425 (colored orange with a picture of a clock on the parking map). Meter rates are $1.75 an hour.

Friday after 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday All Day
Free parking is available in all lots mentioned above, as Saturday is not a regular university business day.

Additional information regarding parking can be obtained from the CSU Parking Services or by calling (970) 491-7041.

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