Commencement Ceremony 2018

July 21
12 PM - 2 PM
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Denver, Colorado

Reservation deadline: Friday, June 1
To be eligible to walk in the commencement ceremony, you need to have graduated from your degree program or be within 6 credits of completing your degree program by Friday, June 1.

Win a Trip to Denver!

How to Enter: What's your story? Submit a 400-600 word essay by March 30 on this topic:

How has Aspen University impacted my educational journey to achieve my professional goals?

Share your story, make it personal, and be creative! Please submit your completed essay to

The Grand Prize*: Two lucky winners will each receive (2) flights to Denver, Colorado for themselves and a guest including airfare and lodging. Winners will read their essay to fellow graduates during the commencement ceremony. Winners will also receive a $100 stipend for meals.

Essays will be reviewed, and the winners will be notified no later than Tuesday, April 17.

Denver, Colorado

If you have any questions regarding the commencement ceremony or essay content, please email us at or contact your Academic Advisor.

*Winners will receive (one) hotel room for two nights (7/20/18 + 7/21/18). Winners are responsible for booking their flights, and Aspen will reimburse for up to 2 coach flights at a maximum of $750. Winners must provide receipts for reimbursement. A reimbursement check will be delivered at the commencement ceremony. Prize cannot be redeemed for cash.