Colorado Mountain College regrets to announce that all spring in-person commencement ceremonies will be canceled due to the precautions that are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, mandated restrictions on public gatherings, and an abundance of caution to keep its graduates, their families and guests, employees, and community members safe.

College leadership is considering alternate arrangements to celebrate the remarkable achievements of CMC’s 2020 graduates. These will be announced in the coming weeks and at CMC commencement 2020.

“In these unprecedented times, our first priority is for students to remain healthy and complete their spring coursework on schedule, if possible,” said Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser, president and CEO of Colorado Mountain College. “Our faculty and staff are putting all of their energy into keeping our students on track through online and alternate course delivery. We understand how disappointing it is for students who will not have the chance to participate in commencement this May, but hope they know how proud we are of them and their accomplishments.”

CMC had secured a slate of prominent women commencement speakers to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. They have been notified and will be invited back should alternate dates be determined later this year.