Naropa graduation at CU's Macky Auditorium

Commencement 2014

Saturday, May 10, 2014 // 3:00 p.m., Macky Auditorium

Tickets are required for Macky!

Speaker: Pema Chödrön

Remote Viewing Information

If you or your family are unable to attend the commencement ceremony, Livestream video of the event  will be available at

Time and Location

Naropa University's Commencement Ceremony is held in Macky Auditorium (on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus) on Saturday, May 10 starting at 3:00 p.m. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.

  • Graduates are required to be at Macky Auditorium (inside) by 2:00 p.m. Doors will open at 2:15 p.m. for guests. The ceremony usually lasts between 2.5–3.0 hours.
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the auditorium, with the exception of water.
  • The auditorium is a short walk from Naropa University's Arapahoe Campus, and many people prefer to walk up. Free parking is available close-by at Naropa, and paid parking is available right outside Macky Auditorium. Get directions from the airport and other locations here: Directions to Macky Auditorium


Students and their families are welcome to the dessert reception immediately following the commencement ceremony on the Naropa Green at the Arapahoe Campus.

Special Accommodations

Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Please contact Tashi Browder at 303-546 -3562 or to inquire about accessibility and disability accommodations needed to participate fully in this event before May 1st.

Please check the Macky Auditorium website at for more information on location, parking etc.