Fall 2020 Celebrations

Ceremonial Walk Across the Oval

Nov. 18, 2020
See schedule by department below

Virtual Celebration

Dec. 18, 2020

Celebrate Your Accomplishment

The College of Liberal Arts would like to congratulate you on your upcoming graduation from Colorado State University! While the current global pandemic is beyond what anyone could have predicted, we are working across campus to celebrate the students who graduated within the 2020 year.

Learn more about CSU's plans at

Fall 2020 Celebrations

Ceremonial Walk Across the Oval

This Ceremonial Walk is an occasion for all graduates of the 2020 class to come together and celebrate their accomplishments. Please remember that this event is contingent upon current CSU and Larimer County public health conditions and guidelines. While guests will not be permitted to join graduates in person for this opportunity, the event will be both live streamed and recorded so family and friends can virtually participate in this experience. We ask that you reiterate to your loved ones this information as it could jeopardize the event from taking place should guests attempt to attend in person.

Regalia is encouraged, but not required at this celebration. While the deadline to order from Jostens has passed in order to ensure your regalia arrives in time for the walk, Jostens ordering is still open if you are looking to purchase regalia for your personal celebrations.

As part of the CSU ceremonial dress code, students are asked to wear proper attire including shoes, shirts and bottoms at all times. Attire that is not appropriate for the event includes (but is not limited to): Costumes and masks that conceal your identity, clothing with obscene language or graphics, and clothing which, by nature, exposes excessive portions of the skin that may be viewed as inappropriate for a family environment. Clothing with multiple layers will be subject to search. Face coverings (which must cover your nose and mouth) are required for all attendees throughout the event. In the Rams spirit, we ask students to use discretion and good judgment so that all participants can have a meaningful experience.

College of Liberal Arts Ceremonial Walk will occur November 18, 2020. Graduates, please pay close attention to what group you are in and PLEASE follow the designated walk time for your group based by your graduating department. If you have more than one department, please walk with your Primary Major:

GROUP 1: Arrive anytime between 9–9:30 a.m. on Nov. 18
Art & Art History
Ethnic Studies
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
GROUP 2: Arrive anytime between 10–10:30 a.m. on Nov. 18
Communication Studies
Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts
GROUP 3: Arrive anytime between 11–11:30 a.m. on Nov. 18
Journalism and Media Communications
GROUP 4: Arrive anytime between 12–12:30 p.m. on Nov. 18
International Studies
Political Science
GROUP 5: Arrive anytime between 1–1:30 p.m. on Nov. 18
School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Please bring your student ID to the ceremonial walk or know your student ID #. This will be required at check in.

Virtual Celebrations

In addition to the Oval experience, you will be receiving an email from GradImages (CSU’s photography partner) in the coming weeks inviting you to complete a personalized graduation slide. You will have from November 1-27 to upload an appropriate graduation photo to your slide. If you elect not to upload a picture you will still be celebrated with a slide within your college video. These slides will accompany our full video celebration packages, scheduled to be released on December 18.

As a reminder, all 2020 graduates are welcomed to return to participate in any future formal commencement ceremony with their college once those resume.


Check RAMweb

Verify your intent to graduate this semester and check transcript spelling on RAMweb before Oct. 30

Cap and Gown

Order your regalia from Jostens for your personal celebrations and future commencement ceremony opportunities.

Photo Submission

Check your email for a communication from GradImages to upload a photo for a personalized graduation slide.
Coming soon.

Quick Links


Contact our commencement coordinator.

Cole Wise

Scholarship and Student Program Coordinator


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