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For the first time, CMU will offer two commencement ceremonies this spring

Colorado Mesa University offers improved commencement experience for students

As some universities turn away from the tradition of reading graduate names during commencement, CMU announced a modified format that will keep the tradition intact while improving the ceremony for attendees. The university’s new format includes a morning ceremony and an evening one.

All parents and students are encouraged to visit the university's commencement website and follow @ColoMesaNews on Twitter for additional informational updates.

The university also encourages students, faculty and parents to review the information below to see where graduates fit into the new format.

8:30AM Morning Ceremony will include graduates from the following Academic Departments:

(Graduates should arrive by 7:45AM)

  • Art and Design
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics
  • Languages, Literature, and Mass Communication
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Physical and Environmental Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Teacher Education
  • Theatre Arts
  • Western Colorado Community College

4:00PM Evening Ceremony will include graduates from the following Academic Departments:

(Graduates should arrive by 3:15PM)

  • Business
  • Engineering/CU Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology

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Written by David Ludlam