Commencement Ceremony 2019

July 13
12 PM - 2 PM
Denver Hilton City Center
Denver, Colorado

Reservation deadline: Saturday, June 1

Congratulations to our graduates and potential graduates!

Aspen University's annual commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019,
at 12:00 PM at the Denver Hilton City Center (1701 California Street) in downtown Denver, Colorado.

Submit your reservation no later than Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Please note that only students who have graduated or are within 6 credits of completing their degree by June 1, 2019 are eligible to walk in the ceremony.


After confirming your attendance, you will need to order your regalia as soon as possible. Regalia is available to order via our online Jostens store.

Have your regalia shipped to your home address and bring it with you to the ceremony. Jostens general processing time is 5 weeks, so make sure to place your order early so that you receive your regalia in time for commencement.

Jostens does not offer home shipping of regalia for international students. International students will need to have their regalia sent to Aspen University at 1660 S Albion St., Suite 525, Denver, CO 80222. Regalia send to Aspen University may be picked up at the venue before the ceremony.

Win a Trip to Denver!

How to Enter: Submit a 400-600 word speech on this topic:

What is your educational journey? How has Aspen University helped you achieve your academic and professional goals? What words of wisdom do you have for your fellow graduates?

Share your story, make it personal, and be creative! Please submit your completed speech to by March 29, 2019. Essays will be reviewed, and the winners will be notified no later than Monday, April 15, 2019.

The Grand Prize: Two winners will each receive a trip for two to Denver, Colorado including lodging* and airfare**. Winners will read their essay aloud to fellow graduates during the commencement ceremony.

We will announce the winners no later than Monday, April 15, 2019.

Denver, Colorado

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

*Contest winners will have one hotel room at the Denver Hilton City Center reserved for two nights (Check-In: Friday, July 12 and Check Out: Sunday, July 14).

**Winners are responsible for booking their flights. The University will reimburse for up to 2 coach flights. Winners will be reimbursed for up to the amount on the receipt provided, not to exceed $750. Any difference between the cost on the receipts and the flight reimbursement limit is not redeemable for cash. Reimbursement checks will be provided at the commencement ceremony. Each winner will also receive $100 towards meals.

In addition to email notifications, we will update this page periodically as new information becomes available.