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Graduation and Commencement

Congratulations!

As your time as a Regis student comes to an end, the Office of the Registrar is here to help you navigate the last few steps remaining to become an official graduate of Regis University. Be sure to read the information thoroughly to ensure your degree is conferred and you've completed all of your requirements for graduation and commencement participation.

Graduation

Graduation refers to the completion of all degree requirements. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not guarantee graduation, and students who graduate from their program are not required to participate in the commencement ceremony. For more information on student requirements for graduation from Regis University, keep reading below.

Celebrate with Our Graduation Toolkit

Commencement

Commencement refers to the ceremony that celebrates graduation. The 2022 commencement ceremonies will be held from April 28 through May 1 on our Northwest Denver Campus. Regis will continue to monitor the current restrictions of public gatherings and life events and will announce any changes to commencement in due course.

2022 Commencement Event Information

Apply for Graduation

All graduates of Regis University are required to submit a graduation application by the appropriate deadline. See below for deadlines based on anticipated graduation date.

Graduation Application Deadlines

To be considered a candidate for graduation, all students must file a graduation application with the Office of Registrar no later than the published deadline. Graduates must speak to their academic advisor if they have missed their appropriate application deadline.

Graduating Term Application Deadline
(Accelerated, Online and Evening Students)
Application Deadline
(Daytime, On-Campus Students)
Fall 2021 September 13, 2021 May 20, 2021
Spring 2022 January 17, 2022 September 13, 2021
Summer 2022 May 20, 2022 January 21, 2022
Fall 2022 September 12, 2022 May 20, 2022

 

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View more valuable Graduation and Commencement resources for current faculty, staff and students on OneRegis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Commencement refers to the ceremony that celebrates graduation; graduation refers to the completion of all degree requirements. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not guarantee graduation, and students who graduate from their program are not required to participate in the commencement ceremony.

The program lists graduates who submit their application and indicate they will participate in the commencement ceremonies. If you have applied for graduation by the appropriate deadline based on your program completion date, your name will appear in the commencement program regardless of participation.

Personalized graduation announcements are provided by CB Graduation Announcements. They can be ordered by visiting cbgrad.com or calling 800.283.1779.

Three professional photos are taken of each student by Lifetouch. Lifetouch will automatically send proofs and an order form to the graduate's regis.edu email address. If proofs are not received within two weeks after commencement, please contact Lifetouch to find and order your commencement photos online.

Regis hosts one commencement ceremony per year in the spring (May). Check with your advising counselor for approval to participate in a commencement ceremony before completing your summer courses.

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Office of the Registrar

Location:
Main Hall - 4th Floor


Hours: 
Monday-Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Walk-ins for Official Transcripts and Enrollment/Degree Verifications are available between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by specific appointment by contacting registrar@regis.edu


Contact:
303.458.4126
800.568.8932
registrar@regis.edu