Candidates, please arrive at least one hour prior to your ceremony.
Office of the Registrar
The Office of the Registrar's Graduation Services (located on the 1st Floor- SSB #160) approves adjustments to students’ CAPP report, determines graduation eligibility, performs final degree checks, and distributes diplomas. Please contact the Office of the Registrar for any of these services. You may also call 303-556-3991.
Caps and Gowns
Custom-designed by Herff-Jones, the MSU Denver gowns feature the University’s insignia and school colors. The gowns are blue with red trim, and the official University seal is embroidered on the lapel. All graduating seniors must wear these at the commencement ceremony. For more information, you may visit their website at herffjones.com. For regalia orders inquiries, you may also contact Herff Jones by calling 1-800-837-4235 or 970-663-2668.
Cap and Gowns Rental
Rentals will begin on October 1, 2016.
The deadline for reserving your cap and gown online for the Fall 2016 Commencement is Thursday, November 3, 2016 by 5 p.m.
Additional cap and gowns have been ordered and will be available for you to pick up during our Cap and Gown Pick Up (Dec. 5-6 in St. Cajetan's) or on the day of at the Denver Coliseum. If you do not pre-order, please remember to bring cash to rent your cap and gown and buy other additional items.
Cap and gown prices:
Undergraduate - $38.00
Master graduate - $64.00
Red/Blue souvenir tassel - $8.75
*Part of your rental includes your college's or school's designated tassel.
We will send email reminders to the graduation candidates – so please be sure to check your email regularly!
Commencement Ceremony Photos
Metropolitan State University of Denver is pleased to have Lifetouch Special Events provide for its commencement photography services. Lifetouch will take photographs of each graduate and then send proofs to order images. There is no obligation on the part of the graduates. All images can be found at events.lifetouch.com. For help in placing your order, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call 765-216-3601 or 800-505-9496, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm EST.