Graduation

2020
 
 

New Information as of 7/13/20

What's Next?

 
  • *Order your final transcripts via Parchment.  Final transcripts will be available on June 16.  To order click HERE.  If you have a specific question, a grade is incorrect, or a course/grade is missing on your transcript, please complete the CECFC Transcript and/or Correction Form
  • *Request your diploma via US mail for a $5 postage & handling fee.  To request, click HERE, or pickup your diploma via a drive thru process on July 15 or 16.  Repuests for diploma mailings will be processed after July 16th.  Diploma pickup locations and times:
    • CECFC High School - 4424 Innovation Drive, Fort Collins - from 8 am-10:00 am and 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
    • Westminster Satellite Office - 2861 W. 120th Avenue, Westminster - Call the Westminster office at 720.328.2929 to arrange pickup on July 15 or 16th only.
  • Pay your fee balance, if applicable. 

Please note, if you withdrew or failed a class in the Spring semester, your fee balance may not reflect these charges yet.  To confirm your balance contact the CECFC business manager, Tonja Burshek at 970.893.2589 during summer phone hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 9am-2pm.

*Remember that account balances must be current before your transcript or diploma will be released. 
 
If you need to make a payment, please follow one of the following options:
  • Mail a check to 4424 Innovation Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525.  This incurs No additional fee.
  • Call the CECFC business manager, Tonja Burshek at 970.893.2589 during summer phone hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-2pm and pay via a credit card over the phone.  This will incur a 2% fee.
  • Pay through Infinite Campus. CECFC now accepts credit card payment for fees through your Infinite Campus account.  Payments can be made using Visa, Master Card, or Discover (American Express is not accepted) and a processing fee of 3.75% will apply. 
  • Bring a check or credit card when you pick up your diploma on the designated days at the CECFC high school campus.  Note the Westminster office will only accept checks, not a credit card on June 23 or 24.
 
 
New Grad Site

 

 
 

All 2019-20 graduates must complete the following:

 

1.  CEC Graduation Application Click HERE

DUE DATES

December Grads - October 30

May Grads - January 10

 

 2. The $35 Graduation Fee

Payable by cash, check, or charge at the CECFC High School Bookstore, directly at the Westminster satellite office, or mail checks payable to CECFC, 4424 Innovation Drive, Fort Collins, CO  80525.

Waived for students on Free Lunch

$15 for students on Reduced Lunch

DUE DATES

December Grads - October 30

May Grads - January 10

 

 3. CEC Post High School Survey - Click HERE

DUE DATES

December Grads - December 4

May Grads - April 15

 

 

Cap and gown order pick up days - May 6th & 7th from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM AND from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at CECFC High School Admissions Office or
Westminster Satellite Office. 
 
Jostens Group Orders due @ NOON on December 4, 2019
 
Graduates are encouraged to write their names inside their caps. They are also welcome to decorate the top of their caps following CEC dress code standards:
Words, symbols, or pictures which include any references to sex, drugs, tobacco, alcohol, weapons, obscenities, profanities, as well as anything vulgar, lewd, legally libelous, distracting, and/or dangerous are prohibited.
 

IMPORTANT SENIOR DATES & DEADLINES

September 12 @ 6 pm– ALL GRADS

Initial Graduation Meeting @ CECFC High School

September 26 @ 6 pm – ALL DISTANCE GRADS

Initial Graduation Meeting @ Westminster Satellite Office

October 1 - ALL GRADS

Start FAFSA Application

October 30 – DECEMBER GRADS ONLY

Graduation Application

October 30 – DECEMBER GRADS ONLY

$35 Graduation Fee*

December 4 – ALL GRADS

Deadline for Jostens Group Order (Cap, Gown, & Tassel Unit and/or graduation supplies) 

December 4 - DECEMBER GRADS ONLY

CEC Post High School Survey

December 10 – DECEMBER GRADS ONLY

All CECFC Fees and Books Due

January 10 - MAY GRADS ONLY

Graduation Application

January 10 – MAY GRADS ONLY

$35 Graduation Processing Fee*

January 31 – ALL GRADS

Senior Picture Deadline – Upload Here

February 10 – ALL GRADS

Deadline for Ordering Yearbook at $55

March 24 @ 6 pm – ALL GRADS

Detailed Graduation Meeting @ CECFC High School

March 31 @ 6 pm – ALL DISTANCE GRADS

Detailed Graduation Meeting @ Westminster Satellite Office

April 15 – MAY GRADS ONLY

CEC Post High School Survey

April 15 - ALL GRADS

Graduation Information Check Sheet Due by NOON

May 6 & 7 - ALL GRADS

Cap, Gown, Diploma Covers, Honors cording PICKUP Days

May 12 – MAY GRADS ONLY

All CECFC Fees and Books Due

May 17 @ 10 am – ALL GRADS

Graduation Rehearsal

May 17 @ 2 pm – ALL GRADS

Graduation Ceremony

June 23 & 24  – ALL GRADS

Diploma pickup days at CECFC High School or

Westminster Satellite Office from 8am-noon or 2pm-4pm

July 15 & 16 – ALL GRADS

Diploma pickup days at CECFC High School or

Westminster Satellite Office - Times TBA

 

DECEMBER GRADS ONLY

 

* Graduation Fee

MAY GRADS ONLY

 

·         Waived for students on Free Lunch

ALL GRADS

 

·         $15 for students on Reduced Lunch

 
 
 

2019-20 Graduation Requirements

The Colorado Early Colleges Board of Directors has established the following graduation requirements for all students pursing graduation. All of the following criteria must be met in order for a student to graduate:

  1. A student must earn credits in the following areas:

Early College

Graduation Requirements

University and Associate Pathway

Career and Technical Education Pathway

English

4

4

Mathematics

4

3

Natural Science

3

2

Social Science

  3*

  2*

World Languages

2

0

College & Career Readiness

1

1

Academic Electives

3

8

Post-Secondary Credential

Associate Degree

OR >= 60 college credits

CTE Certificate

 

 

*Social Science credit includes the satisfactory completion of a civics/government course that encompasses information on both the United States and State of Colorado (C.R.S 22-1-104).

  1. Students are required to participate in and successfully complete the requirements and goals of the Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) process.
  2. All Colorado Early Colleges graduates must demonstrate college or career readiness based on at least one measure in English and one measure in math listed in the Menu of College and Career-Ready Demonstrations established by the Colorado Department of Education.
Full-time students transferring from other educational programs must meet Colorado Early Colleges’ graduation requirements. Part-time students are not eligible to graduate from Colorado Early Colleges.
 

Diploma Distinctions

With Honors

With High Honors

*Cum Laude

(with praise)

*Magna Cum Laude

(with great praise)

*Summa Cum Laude

(with highest praise)

Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Endorsement

(PWR Endorsed Diploma)

30+

College Credits

OR

a certificate

60+

College Credits

3.50 Cumulative unweighted GPA

AND

30+ College Credits

3.65 Cumulative unweighted GPA

AND

30+ College Credits

3.80 Cumulative unweighted GPA

AND

30+ College Credits

Includes but is not limited to:

·      College ready in math, English, and three additional college disciplines

·      Completed internship,  volunteering, and work or CEC activity

 

Refer to school for complete requirements

*Diploma Distinction designation is based off Fall GPA Calculations of student's graduating year
 
 
Requirements to qualify as the Valedictorian and Salutatorian are as follows:
a.       Must graduate Summa Cum Laude with High Honors based on weighted GPA*
b.      Must have earned at least an associate degree or 60 college credits toward a bachelor’s degree
c.       Must walk in the graduation ceremony
d.      Valedictorian must give a speech during the graduation ceremony
e.       Must earn an Endorsed Diploma
f.        Must be classified as graduating by December 1 of graduating school year

 

 
Graduation Display Board Size - 36X48 trifold board
Display Board

For Additional Graduation Information Contact:

 

Laura Boulton / Director of Admissions/Graduation Coordinator

 
 

Colorado Early Colleges Fort Collins

Phone: 970.377.0044 ext.111  Fax: 970.377.1144

laura.boulton@coloradoearlycolleges.org

4424 Innovation Drive  Fort Collins, CO 80525

Letter to Graduates & Parents/Guardians
 
Grad Info Ltr
 
2020 Cap
 
Click on Cap to order ALL things graduation!
Deadline to receive group discount is NOON on
Dec 4, 2019
 
 
Order Your Transcripts via Parchment
Order Credentials from Parchment
 
 
Senior Picture Upload
Deadline
January 31, 2020

 

 

 

Order Your Yearbook from Jostens

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