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Colorado Mountain College Leadville 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

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Campus Welcome Ceremony

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:00 pm

  • Location

    Pinnacle Parking Lot
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  • Additional Information

    This will be a brief welcome ceremony and speech for all graduates and guests. Please be aware that the weather in Leadville in early May is unpredictable and dress appropriately for the outdoor portion of the event. No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates & guests will be required to wear masks and stand in designated area. 

Associate of Arts, Associate of General Studies, Associate of Science and GED

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    GED: Climax Gym
    AA Degrees and EMS:
    Climax 401
    AS/AGS: Coronado Café
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Avalanche Science

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    Library in Pinnacle Commons
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Fire Academy

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    New Discovery 215
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Natural Resource Management, Ecosystem Science & Management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    Creator Space in Pinnacle Commons
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Outdoor Education

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    Crown Point Facilities Bay
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates & guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Ski Area Operations

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    Crown Point Snowcat Bay
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Welding

  • Date & Time

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Location

    Rattling Jack
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  • Additional Information

    No more than 2 guests per graduate. All graduates and guests will be required to wear masks and complete a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any campus building.

Student Graduation Cap and Gown

Graduates May Borrow Regalia for Free

Any student wishing to borrow a cap and gown may check them out for free from New Discovery (room to be determined) starting on Monday, May 3, 2021. They will return their cap and gown after the graduation ceremony on May 7, 2021. Each academic-program-specific ceremony location will have a return box for caps and gowns

Additional Information for Graduates and their Guests

All persons present must follow all current public health guidelines including practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings, restrictions of group size for indoor gatherings and completing a CMC Health Check on the day of graduation when they plan to enter any CMC building or participate in a face-to-face CMC activity.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in the dismissal of graduates or guests.

I will maintain 6-feet of physical distance.
I will maintain 6-feet of physical distance.
wash hands
I will wash my hands often.
face mask
I will cover my face in public.
stay home if at risk or sick
I will stay at home if I am at risk or when I am sick.
seek testing for COVID-19
I will seek testing immediately if I have symptoms.

Graduates: If you were not planning on attending Commencement, but now would like to do so, please RSVP by April 9.

  • The campus will determine if there is available room and commencement regalia.
  • If the ceremony is at maximum capacity, there will be a stand-by list.

Receipt of Diplomas/Certificates and Transcripts

Diplomas will be mailed to students 4-6 weeks after the Commencement Ceremony. Transcripts noting program completion will be available May 17, 2021. Student accounts need to be paid in full in order to receive diplomas and transcripts.