Article 8: Calendar and Commencements


8.A.1 Calendar

The University of Colorado academic calendar shall provide for a fall semester and a spring semester of not less than 16 weeks each, except for the Health Sciences Center.

8.A.2 Health Sciences Center Academic Calendar

The Health Sciences Center programs may operate under a quarter system.


8.B.1 Commencements on Individual Campuses

University commencements shall be held on the individual campuses of the university for students completing their degrees at those campuses. Commencement exercises shall be conducted at the time(s) and in the manner determined by the chancellor of that campus, as approved by the president.

8.B.2 Commencement Attire

The regents, faculty, and candidates for degrees attending the commencement exercises shall be robed in the appropriate academic attire.

History: Amended 12/19/02