Caps and Gowns - Orders will be taken at
the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore during the Graduation Fair on March 3-4, 2015 from
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Orders also will be taken at the CSU-Pueblo Colorado Springs Tower
Location, 2864 South Circle Drive, Suite 200, on March 2, 2015 from 3p.m.
to 6 p.m.
Student cap and gown purchase fees are due at the time of measurement. The
costs (NOT INCLUDING TAX) based on degree earned are as follows
- Bachelor: $34.99
- Master: $69.99
- Souvenir Tassel: $7.99
Orders also may be placed through the Bookstore website address:
Full payment must be received at the time of the order. Please
make checks payable to the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore. There are NO
A late fee of $15 will be charged for orders placed from March
5-13, 2015. A late fee of $25 will be charged for orders placed after March
Students not purchasing a cap and gown
must register during the Graduation Fair with the Office of External
Affairs at 719.549.2810 to reserve a seat for the
should be worn to the right side on Commencement day. Tassel will be
moved to the left side once degrees are
Honor Cords -
There are three levels of University (baccalaureate degree only)
scholastic honors at graduation: summa cum laude, magna cum laude,
and cum laude. A minimum of 60 semester hours must be earned at
CSU-Pueblo for a student to be considered for these honors.
To graduate summa cum laude, a minimum cumulative grade point
average (GPA) of 3.900 is required; for magna cum laude, a minimum
cumulative GPA of 3.750 is required; and for cum laude, a minimum
GPA of 3.500 is required.
The listing and reading of cum laude status for degree
candidates are based on the grade point averages achieved at the
beginning of the student’s final semester. Utilizing data from
official deadlines, the information for the commencement program is
finalized near mid March-changes, modifications, or updates
received after that time may not be included. The commencement
program is not an official list of confirmed graduates or honors
awarded. A final audit will determine degree conferral and academic
For those graduating
with honors, honor cords may be picked up during cap and gown
distribution at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Please check with your sponsor for all other honor
Special seating is set up for those guests with special needs, i.e.,
hearing, physically or visually challenged. You may request up to two
reserved seating tickets (one for disabled guest and one accompanying
family member) Please contact External Affairs at 719.549.2284 prior to
April 25th 2014.
Diplomas- Degrees will be
conferred after the final academic audit. Diplomas will be mailed to
the address designated on your graduation planning sheet 10-12 weeks
after the last day of semester. Graduates who wish to have
their diplomas mailed to a different address can designate that address
on the PAWS web services. Those graduates who would like to pick-up
diplomas in person, may contact the Records Office (ADMN 202,
719.549.2712) to make arrangements.