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MSW Program Pinning & Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Tentative Timeline:

Student Check-In: 3:45-4:15 PM

Doors open for guests at 4:00 PM

Ceremony begins at 5:00 PM

Location: Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (see below for parking information)

The Department of Social Work will host the MSW Program Pinning and Hooding Ceremony for MSW graduates on Thursday, May 16th in the Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

This very special night will honor MSW graduates as they are hooded and receive a 2019 MSW Program pin. Graduates are welcome to invite their family and friends to this memorable occasion. MSW graduates must wear caps, gowns, and bring their hoods to participate in the ceremony.

Parking Information

Denver Performing Arts Complex Parking Garage (DCPA Map) – the parking garage at DPAC is owned by the City & County of Denver and is managed by Standard Parking.

  • Entrance points are between 13th and 14th on Arapahoe (1350 Arapahoe) or between Arapahoe and Champa on 13th, under the complex
  • Pre-purchase parking (online) – click here to purchase your guaranteed spot for Pinning and Hooding ($12/vehicle)
  • Parking day of event – rates are $10 to $16 per vehicle (depending on length of time parked) and you are not guaranteed a spot.

Pinning & Hooding Ceremony Livestream

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Contact Information

Main Office Phone:



Main Office
Central Classroom Suite 201

Office of Field Education
Central Classroom Suite 202

Office of Social Work Student Services
Central Classroom Suite 206

Maps and Parking

Mailing Address:

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Department of Social Work
PO Box 173362 CB 70
Denver, CO 80217-3362


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Our MSW and BSSW Programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education - the sole accrediting body for social work education.