Graduation Day F.A.Q.
Faculty orders are coordinated by each college office. Colleges or departments work directly with the supplier, Jostens, to place faculty orders. Contact: Clay Rogers: (970) 617-5970, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regalia Distribution (for both students and faculty)
Regalia will be available for pick up in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center on the following days and times:
- Wednesday and Thursday, May 13 and 14, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- Sunday, May 17, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Photo ID is required for pick up. Bachelor’s rental includes cap, gown, and tassel. Masters/Doctorate rental includes cap, gown, hood and tassel. Regalia orders cannot be mailed. Graduates must return regalia after the ceremony. Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates keep the cap and tassel. Doctorate graduates keep the tassel. Option to buy additional regalia items at Grad Fest.
All returns are in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center all days of commencement; returns in Moby C-Wing (Intramural Gym) and the Lory Student Center Information Desk occur immediately following the commencement ceremonies in those locations.
Graduates will receive a complimentary diploma cover at Commencement. The actual diplomas will be mailed to graduates six to eight weeks after commencement. For those unable to attend the ceremony, diploma covers are available at the Registrar’s Office (at no charge) but if you prefer to have a cover mailed, simply submit a “Diploma Request Form” (found on the CSU Registrar’s Office website) to email@example.com. Note that $5.00 per cover is required to cover the postal fee for U.S. addresses.
Graduation Announcements and Class Ring Sales
Representatives from CB Grad Announcements (announcements) and Josten’s (class rings) will be present this fall at the Lory Student Center Flea Market area (outside the University Bookstore) to take advanced, customized orders. After the fair, announcement orders may be placed at www.cbgrad.com or by calling 800-433-0296. Customized orders are returned within seven days of being ordered.
The Grad Fair itself, sponsored by the Bookstore, will be one day only – Wednesday, February 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Lory Student Center Flea Market.
Generic announcements (non-personalized announcements) may be purchased at the University Bookstore at any time.
GradImages will be the onsite photographer at most ceremonies (excluding ROTC Commissionings). You can review photos for purchase online the week after commencement at www.gradimages.com. Or, if you would like to receive an e-mail when your graduate’s photos are available, please visit http://www.gradimages.com/Preregistration.
Commencement and commissioning ceremonies are at two venues — Lory student Center and Moby Arena. Visit the Parking for Commencement and Commissionings webpage for more information.