Candidates, please arrive at least one hour prior to your ceremony.
Caps and Gowns
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.
Cap and Gowns Rental
Please pre-order your Cap and Gown at herffjones.com by Friday, March 31.
Cap and Gown Pick Up will be on Monday, May 1, from 12-6 p.m. & Tuesday, May 2, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. in St. Cajetan's.
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 the day of at the Denver Coliseum. If you did not pre-order, please remember to bring cash to rent your cap and gown and buy other additional items.
Cap and gown prices:
Undergraduate - $38.00
Master graduate - $64.00
Red/Blue souvenir tassel - $8.75
*Part of your rental includes your college's or school's designated tassel.
We will send email reminders to the graduation candidates – so please be sure to check your email regularly!
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.
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.