CU grads, friends and family enjoy the 2022 commencement ceremony together for the first time in two years at Folsom Field. The COVID-19 pandemic sullied graduation celebrations for the past two classes by restricting access to cheering guests in the stands. @denvergazette
CU Arts and Sciences graduate Jace Gibson waits on Norlin Quadrangle for the 2022 commencement ceremony at Folsom Field to begin on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. Students gathered on the quad early in the morning for coffee and treats ahead of the ceremony.
A couple of graduates point out to where their families are in the stands during the commencement ceremony at Folsom Field on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. The football stadium was almost to capacity as friends and families of the graduates filled in the rows of seats.
Parents wave down their graduating child during the commencement ceremony at Folsom Field on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. Many parents rushed down to the front row to embrace their son or daughter.