International Farewell

The International Affairs Office is proud to celebrate UCCS' global citizens!

International Farewell

Farewell Celebration and Reception Information

The International Affairs Office hosts the International Farewell Celebration and Reception at the end of each semester.  It is a formal ceremony in honor of UCCS’ graduating international students, graduating study abroad students and our departing exchange students and visiting scholars.  Please note that it is not the official UCCS commencement ceremony. For information about the official UCCS commencement ceremony please visit

Spring 2020 International Farewell Celebration and Reception

When:              May 1, 2020

Where:            Library Apse, 2nd Floor

Time:               3:30 PM Check-in, formal ceremony starts promptly at 4:00 PM

International Farewell Celebration: Who Can Participate

This ceremony is in honor of the following groups:

  • International students who are graduating May 2020 with a degree from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Education Abroad students who studied abroad AND are graduating May 2020 with a degree from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Exchange students who have completed their exchange program May 2020 at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Visiting scholars who have completed their program stay at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

If you wish to be recognized at the Farewell Celebration with a certificate, please register on the form listed below. If you wish to bring guests with you please include that information on the registration form.

If you are registering as just a guest (not in one of the four categories above) please also use the registration form and indicate your guest status on Question #7.

International Farewell Celebration: Registration

To register online, please click here: Coming Soon!

International Farewell Celebration: Dress

The International Farewell Celebration is a formal ceremony.  It is recommended that semi-formal or business-casual attire is worn.

This event is a time for you to be honored and each participant that has registered for the International Farewell Ceremony will walk on stage, receive a certificate and shake hands with officials from the International Affairs Office and UCCS.

International Farewell Celebration: Guest Information     

Guests are invited to attend the International Farewell Celebration and the reception that follows.  Special seating will be available for guests and it is required that participants register and include the number of guests attending on their registration form.

International Farewell Ceremony: Schedule

Spring 2020 International Farewell: May 1, 2020 at the Library Apse, 2nd Floor

3:30 PM          Check-in for Honorees (please arrive on time for check-in)

4:00 PM          International Farewell Ceremony Start

                        Welcome & Congratulations

                        Introduction of the Speaker


                        Presentation of Certificates

                        Closing Remarks