Please arrive at least 90 minutes prior to your ceremony.
Graduation Application Deadlines
The deadlines for applying for graduation vary by semester. Below are the deadlines for the upcoming semesters:
- Spring 2020: September 14 - November 9
- Summer 2020: February 8 - March 15
- Fall 2020: April 13 - June 15
For more information on applying for graduation, please contact the Registrar's Office at email@example.com or 303-556-3991 You can also visit their website at https://www.msudenver.edu/registrar/
Cap and Gown Rental
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.
Please pre-order your Cap and Gown online at www.herffjones.com/college/msudenver
Cap and Gown Prices
Early Bird pricing:
- Undergraduate - $43.25
- Master graduate - $76.75
** Early Bird deadline date is March 26th by 9:59 p.m.
Regular pricing at Cap & Gown Pick Up:
- Undergraduate - $58.25
- Master graduate - $91.75
Additional Keepsakes Available for Purchase
Stole of Gratitude - $25.00
MSU Denver Red/Blue Souvenir Tassel - $10.00
** Part of your rental includes your college's or school's designated tassel. This is an additional commemorative tassel available for purchase.
Cap and Gown Pick Up
Tuesday, April 28th & Wednesday, April 29th
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
St. Cajetan's on campus
If you didn't pre-order by the deadline, additional cap and gowns have been ordered and will be available for you to pick up during our Cap and Gown Pick Up or on Commencement day before the ceremony begins. If you did not pre-order, please remember to bring cash to rent your cap and gown and buy other additional items.
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.
Alumni Graduation Party
The Alumni Association wants to help you celebrate your upcoming graduation by throwing you a party! Please join us and your fellow Roadrunners for a Graduation and Cap Decorating Party at the Tivoli Tap House. The event date is still to be determined. The Alumni Association will provide all the decorating materials you will need, just bring your cap!
Every graduating senior in attendance will receive 1 free drink ticket for any type of beverage at the Tap House and the opportunity to buy into the Mug Club at a discounted rate of $20.19 (normally $25). A buffet of appetizers will be provided and there will be multiple drawings for free MSU Denver Alumni gear. RSVP online at: https://events.msudenver.edu/gradparty
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.