Spring Class of 2016


Spring Commencement ceremonies and commissionings took place Friday, May 13, Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, 2016.

College ceremonies and Army and Air Force ROTC commissioning recognized 3,192 undergraduate and 1,119 graduate students, including 73 doctoral students, 130 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students and 14 new officers in the U.S. Air Force and 11 in the Army. Forty-six students were candidates for distinction as summa cum laude, 133 as magna cum laude and 204 as cum laude.

Commencement Schedule

Friday, May 13, 2016

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program8:00 a.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
Air Force ROTC Commissioning8:00 a.m.
Lory Student Center, Theatre
Army ROTC Commissioning9:30 a.m.
Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom
College of Engineering 11:30 a.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
The Graduate School3:00 p.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
College of Health and Human Sciences 7:30 p.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena

Saturday, May 14, 2016

College of Natural Sciences8:00 a.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
College of Veterinary Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences
8:00 a.m. - Webcast archive
Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom
College of Agricultural Sciences11:30 a.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
College of Business3:00 p.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena
College of Liberal Arts I (Art, MT&D) 4:30 p.m. - Webcast archive
Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom
College of Liberal Arts II 7:15 p.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Warner College of Natural Resources11:00 a.m. - Webcast archive
Moby Arena

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Honorary Degrees

Colorado State University will confer two honorary degrees on May 13 — one to J. Robert Wilson, the president and owner of Columbine Health Systems, and one to Princess Abigail K. Kawananakoa, a celebrated breeder of racing American Quarter Horses and direct descendant of the Hawaiian royal family.