Candidates for graduation should submit a Graduation Intent form online here. Students must not submit this form prior to the beginning of their last semester of law school. Students are responsible for knowing about all JD requirements at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and for successfully completing those requirements prior to the date of graduation.
The College of Law holds commencement ceremonies in May; attendance is optional. Students who have met graduation requirements in December or are graduating in August are welcome to participate in the following May ceremonies. Under special circumstances, with the approval of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, a JD candidate within 5 credit hours of completing the degree may walk in a commencement ceremony. Students who participate in commencement exercises are required to rent and wear the appropriate regalia available from the vendor.