Friday, December 17, 2021
Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom
"Together we will get through these current events, and you all have bright careers ahead of you. You are now engineers and scientists, our newest CSU alumni, and your degree gives you the skills to be resilient and innovative. We are very proud of your accomplishments."
Dean David McLean at Fall 2019 Commencement, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
David McLean
Dean, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
Scott Scholars as the Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering celebrates its graduates at the Spring 2021 Oval Walk at Colorado State University, April 8, 2021

Deadline to order: November 3

For the latest updates on 2021 Commencement events:

Please visit the University Commencement page at

Graduate student commencement information is available through the CSU Graduate School.

The Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering celebrates its graduates at the Spring 2021 Oval Walk at Colorado State University, April 8, 2021

COVID-19 precautions: Fall Commencement

At this time, in compliance with both Larimer County public health guidance and Colorado State University, masks are required in all indoor spaces whether you are vaccinated or not. This includes all university buildings such as both commencement and commissioning locations, Moby Arena and the Lory Student Center. Participants of the ceremonies and visitors to campus must adhere to these guidelines.

Spring 2021 Commencement Recap

Join us as we celebrate our graduating students with special messages, lists of graduates, and featured stories of their accomplishments.

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Watch the full Engineering Commencement ceremony now!

Don't miss the opening ceremony, messages from the dean, president, and faculty, and slides featuring graduating Rams.

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Short video wrap-up of the Oval Walk

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Recording of Full Oval Walk Ceremony

Scenes from the Spring 2021 Ceremonial walk across the Oval

Thursday, April 8, 2021

This Ceremonial Walk is an occasion for all graduates of the 2021 class to come together and celebrate their accomplishments with fellow graduates prior to heading home for Spring Break. 

Watch our short video wrap-up of the walk!

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Commencement events

Video and slideshow

Graduates will receive an email invitation from CSU’s photography partner GradImages in the coming weeks to complete a personalized graduation slide.

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  • Graduates will have until April 15 to upload an appropriate graduation photo to their slide.
  • If graduates elect not to upload a picture, they will still be celebrated with a slide within the college video.
  • These slides will accompany our full video celebration packages, scheduled to be released on May 14. 


Contact Carol Bernard via e-mail at if you have any questions.

All 2020-21 graduates are welcomed to return to participate in any future formal commencement ceremony with their college once those resume.