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Arapahoe Community College's 56th Annual Commencement

02:00 pm ~ 04:00 pm

Celebrate your accomplishments at Arapahoe Community College's 56th Annual Commencement Friday, May 12, 2023, 2:00pm at  at Magness Arena within the Ritchie Center on the University of Denver Campus.

Doors to Magness Arena will open at 1:00pm for students and guests.
Students will go directly to the Hamilton Gym.
Guests may be seated. There are no tickets for this event. ASL and Spanish translation services will be available. 
ASL interpreters will be located on the floor below Section 4. Details for English to Spanish translation services coming soon.

Information on parking and live stream coming soon.

Please be aware that Magness Arena security will check all bags at entry.
 Items prohibited at Magness Area:

  • Outside food and drink
  • Artificial noisemakers, air horns, whistles, etc.
  • Glass bottles, containers, etc.
  • Confetti, frisbees, balls, helium balloons, projectiles
  • Laser pointers or other disturbing items
  • Oversized signs or banners or signage with a stick or pole attached
  • Firearms, weapons, explosives, or other harmful items
  • Illegal drugs or alcohol
  • Hard-shell coolers, containers, thermoses
  • Candles
  • Animals (except licensed service animals)

Order Your Regalia Set

ACC will cover the cost of your cap, gown, and tassel (including shipping and tax).
Order your cap, gown and tassel through the Bookstore. Need help with ordering your cap & gown? View step-by-step instructions.
Black cap / gown for bachelor’s degree; purple cap / gown for associate degree and/or certificate. All graduates will have a purple / white tassel.

Download your Digital Party Pack

For more information or disability accommodations, visit our Graduation page or contact the acc [dot] dos [at] arapahoe [dot] edu (Commencement Planning Committee)