Student Celebrating at Graduation

Commencement

spring 2019 COMMENCEMENT

Saturday, May 11

Macky Auditorium // 1595 Pleasant St, Boulder CO

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Directions: 
Get directions to Macky Auditorium from the airport and other locations here.

Graduation Reception: 
A reception for graduates and their families will be held at the Nalanda Events Center (6287 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder CO) right after the ceremony at Macky.

Graduation Announcements:
Graduating students interested in ordering customized announcements can do so at www.jostens.com.

Questions: 
If you have any questions, please contact Alyzabeth Anath, Alumni and Family Relations Officer, at 303-546-3594. Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Persons with questions about accessibility or who require disability accommodations should contact Tashi Browder at tashi@naropa.edu at least two weeks prior to the event. 


Important Information For Guest Attendees:
  • Doors will open at 12:15 pm for families and guests
  • The ceremony will last approximately 3 hours
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the auditorium, with the exception of water bottles
  • The auditorium is a short walk from Naropa University’s Arapahoe campus, and many people prefer to walk
  • Free parking is available at Naropa, and paid parking is available right outside Macky Auditorium.
  • You must have a physical ticket (NOT PRINTED FROM EVENTBRITE) in order to attend
Important Information For Graduating Students:
  • Graduating students must arrive at Macky Auditorium (inside) by 12:00 pm and start lining up in the basement
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the auditorium, with the exception of water bottles.
Important Information For Current Students, Staff, Faculty, and BOT:
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the auditorium, with the exception of water bottles
  • The auditorium is a short walk from Naropa University’s Arapahoe campus, and many people prefer to walk
  • Free parking is available at Naropa, and paid parking is available right outside Macky Auditorium.
  • If you are Naropa staff, BOT, faculty or current student, MUST register and you will need to pick up your ticket from Tashi Browder / Student Affairs in the second floor of Wulsin Hall during regular business hours by May 10th. We expect our Commencement ceremony to be very well attended, so please be sure to reserve your spot and pick up your ticket. 
  • If you will be processing in to the ceremony, you do not need a physical ticket, however we do need your RSVP. Please arrive early in order to process, no later than 12 noon. You can collect your sash in front of the building, and will begin to line up to the left of the entrance.
  • Following the Commencement ceremonies, please join us for a reception at the Nalanda Events Center, 6287 Arapahoe Avenue. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Please RSVP for the commencement ceremony. Indicate if you are processing with staff and faculty OR if you will sit in the general public area, in which case a ticket will be reserved for you. On the order form page, please indicate whether or not you will attend the reception. Deadline to RSVP is Friday, May 3 at 5:00 p.m.