hinkley high school graduate femaleClass of 2023 Graduation Ceremonies

We are excited to share information about our in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2023! Our goal is to celebrate our students while following current health and safety protocols.

Most APS graduation ceremonies will be held at the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver, 2240 Buchtel Blvd. S, Denver, CO 80210. Please see the dates and times below.

We are incredibly proud of our Class of 2023 and look forward to celebrating them!

Mid-Year Graduations Thursday, Dec.15, 2022 6 p.m. @ Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning & Conference Center
Bright Lights Ceremony
Friday, April 7, 2023 6 p.m. @ Aurora Municipal Center
William Smith High School Wednesday, May 17, 2023 10 a.m. @ DU Newman Center
Hinkley High School Monday, May 22, 2023 9 a.m.
Rangeview High School Monday, May 22, 2023 2 p.m.
Pickens Technical College Monday, May 22, 2023 7 p.m.
Gateway High School Tuesday, May 23, 2023 8 a.m.
Aurora Central High School
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 12 p.m.
Vista PEAK Preparatory Tuesday, May 23, 2023

4 p.m.

Aurora West College Preparatory Academy Tuesday, May 23, 2023 7 p.m.


Tickets are not needed for admission to the graduation ceremony.

Interpretation Services

Interpretation will be available through APS Language Services team.

Interpretation will be provided at each ceremony. For a list of languages that will be provided at each of the ceremonies, please go to aurorak12.org/languages

Health and Safety Information

All guests of the graduation ceremonies will be expected to follow local health restrictions.

Ceremony Etiquette

Guests should not bring balloons, noise makers or other celebratory items that could negatively impact others from being able to see and hear the entire ceremony. These items should be left in cars or at home.