Welcome to Commencement 2020!


Saturday, May 30, 2020
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT

In-Person Information:

Location (In-Person)

1STBANK Center
11450 Broomfield Lane
Broomfield, Colorado

Commencement Day Schedule (In-Person)

8 a.m. - Student check-in/Doors open for seating/School store opens
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. MT - Ceremony

ADA Accessibility (In-Person)

The north VIP lot will be reserved for accessible parking (download the map). All entrances to the center are ADA accessible. In addition, once you enter the 1STBANK Center, guests will find an accommodations table in the hall to the right of the main entrance.

Seating (In-Person)

You can bring as many guests as you would like to the ceremony. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. If the capacity of the venue is reached, guests will not be allowed to enter per fire code. We recommend large parties arrive early to sit together.

Parking (In-Person)

Parking at the 1STBANK Center is free. Parking attendants will be present to direct you to appropriate parking areas.

Travel (In-Person)

Denver International Airport is located about 30 miles east of Broomfield, CO.

Hotels located near the 1STBANK Center:
Aloft Hotel
Drury Inn and Suites

Check out this list of things to do while you’re in the Denver area

Regalia (In-Person)

All graduates walking in the in-person ceremony must order regalia by April 15, 2020. Regalia can be purchased through Jostens.

Virtual Information:

Location (Virtual)

Online through YouTube Live

Commencement Day Schedule (Virtual)

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. MT - Ceremony

ADA Accessibility (Virtual)

Closed captioning will be available during the virtual commencement ceremony.

Guests (Virtual)

Share the link to this page with family and friends. The ceremony will be streamed live here on the day of commencement.

How to Use YouTube Live (Virtual)

To participate in YouTube Live you must be signed into a YouTube account. Once signed in, you will be able to comment directly into the chat feed to the right of the livestream. If you experience technical issues, please post them in the chat and our support staff will try to troubleshoot any issues with you. Moderators will also be standing by to answer your questions.

Feel free to introduce yourself in the chat and use the space to get to know each other! Congratulations messages are also encouraged! A record of the chat will be available to view after the ceremony for you to reference.

Information for All Graduates and Attendees

Order of Events for In-Person and Virtual Ceremonies:
National anthem
Welcome address from Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker
Student speech
Keynote speech
Bachelor’s degree graduate name reading
Master’s degree graduate name reading
Degree conferral
Closing remarks

Social Media

Want your celebratory pictures and messages shared during the ceremony? Use the hashtag #CSUGlobalGrads2020 to ensure your message is posted in the live feed. You can also share the Facebook event with anyone you would like to tune in.

CSU Global reserves the right to remove any inappropriate, negative, or unrelated tweets from the feed at its sole discretion.

Commencement Programs

Students within the graduation date range without FERPA blocks on file will appear in the program. The program will be available for download at this link closer to the date of the ceremony.