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Information for Guests

The Colorado College Commencement ceremony will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., on the Armstrong Quad.  This beautiful outdoor event faces Pikes Peak, and is located just north of Armstrong Hall. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The students will begin the march from Palmer Hall to Armstrong Quad promptly at 8:30 a.m.

In the case of inclement weather, tune in to KRCC at 91.5 FM or check the CC website – where CC will post any change in location or rain delay information.

Parking

Accessible parking is located in the lot just east of Armstrong Hall. Parking is permitted in any of the campus lots.  Additionally, there is on-street parking available within walking distance.   

Restrooms

The nearest restrooms are located in Shove Chapel and Armstrong Hall.

First Aid

There is a first aid station located on the southwest side of Armstrong Hall.

Sign Language Interpretation

Guests who are hearing impaired may sit in the reserved seats to the north of the stage, where there will be sign language interpreters.

Photography

A professional photographer will be taking photos of each graduate. A family photography area will be roped off at the southeast corner of the stage so loved ones can get close to snap a quick photo.

Beverages

Complimentary coffee and water will be available.

Flowers

Flowers and flower leis will be available for purchase.

Reception

President Jill Tiefenthaler hosts a reception for graduates and their families immediately following Commencement on Cutler Quad.