Student Celebrating at Graduation



Sunday, May 14, 2017

Macky Auditorium (on CU campus)

1:00 p.m.

Graduation Speaker Kerry Kelli

Kerry Kelli is the founder of CTZNWELL, an emerging movement to mobilize people into a powerful force for wellbeing for all. She spent seven years as Executive Director of the non-profit Off the Mat, Into the World and is currently board chair. She is relentless in her commitment to elevating leaders, groups and projects to next-level social change makers through her work with The Catalyst Collective, an innovative consultancy designed for mission-based individuals, groups, and organizations that want to be successful and make a difference in the world.

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Time and Location

Naropa University’s Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony will be held in Macky Auditorium (on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus) on Sunday, May 14th at 1pm.

  • Graduates are required to be at Macky Auditorium (inside) an hour before starting time. Doors will open 45 minutes before starting time for guests. The ceremony usually lasts between 2.5 – 3.0 hours.
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the auditorium, with the exception of water. You may bring your own water bottle and water fountains are available in the Macky lobby.
  • The auditorium is a short walk from Naropa University’s Arapahoe Campus, and many people prefer to walk up. Free parking is available close-by at Naropa, and paid parking is available right outside Macky Auditorium. Get directions from the airport and other locations here:  


  • No one (other than graduating students) is allowed inside Macky Auditorium without a ticket. Tickets may be obtained through the student affairs office - please watch your naropa e-mail for information.


  • A reception will be held at the Nalanda Events Center right after the ceremony at Macky.