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Plus, we know our students need flexibility when it comes to the classroom, which is why we offer our programs online or in-person. That means you can take our courses on your schedule so you can balance school with work and life. Also, a GRE is not required.  


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Campus Information

Important Dates & Campus Closures

  • May 25: Memorial Day, Webster Closed
  • July 3: Independence Day (observed)
  • September 7: Labor Day
  • November 26-27: Thanksgiving
  • December 24, 2020-January 1, 2021: Winter Holiday

Select a term to view schedules & syllabi

Term Dates: January 4,  2021 - March 5, 2021


  • Jan 8th Drop Deadline
  • Jan 18th Martin Luther King Jr Day, Webster Closed
  • Feb 12th Withdrawal Deadline
  • March 8th-12th Spring Break
  • March 12th Grades Due

*Denotes courses that are WebNet+ with COLO as Host, * denotes courses that are Webnet+ with COLO as satellite

Course Section Description Instructor
BUSN 5000* 36 Business (WebNet/LTRK): CT Cox
BUSN 6110* 36 Operations and Project Management (WebNet/LTRK): CT Sample
HRDV 5630* 36 Organization Development and Change (WebNet/LRAF): CT Anderson
SPSM 5710** 36 Space Communications Systems (WebNet): MT Fletcher
MNGT 5000* 36 Management Dynamics (WebNet/KANS): CT Houpe
MNGT 5590* 36 Organizational Behavior (WebNet/LTRK): CT Grau
SPSM 5000** 36 Space Environment (WebNet): MT Youden
BUSN 5300* 36 Project Procurement Management (WebNet/DWTN): CT Williams 
MBA 5030* 36 Market Analysis and Business Planning (WebNet/WEBG): CT Nagy
PROC 5830** 36 Pricing (WebNet): MT Palmen
SPSM 5750** 36 Space Systems Engineering (WebNet): MT Russel
CSSS 5160** 36 Encryption Methods and Techniques (WebNet): MT Dawson
FINC 5000* 36 Finance (WebNet/WING): CT Ritchey
HRDV 6000 36 Integrated Studies in HRDV (WebNet): MT Trovas
HRMG 5930* 36 Labor-Management Relations (WebNet/LTRK): CT Volpe
ITM 6000** 36 Integrated Studies in ITM (WebNet): MT Trovas
MNGT 6000** 36 Integrated Studies in MNGT (WebNet): MT Trovas
PROC 6000** 36 Integrated Studies in PROC  (WebNet): MT Trovas
SPSM 5910** 36 Space Systems Integration (WebNet): MT Colarco
* = COLO is Satellite campus     ** = COLO is host campus


Term Dates: March 15, 2021 - May 14, 2021

  • March 19th Drop Deadline
  • April 23rd Withdrawal Deadline
  • May 15th Commencement Ceremony
  • May 21st Grades Due

**Denotes courses that are WebNet+ with COLO as Host. *Denotes Courses that are Webnet+ with COLO as Satellite

Course Section Description Instructor
** COLO is a Host campus * COLO is a Satellite campus
MRKT 5000** 36 Foundation of Marketing Strategic Thinking (WebNet): MT Rochette
SPSM 6000** 36 Practical Research in Space Operations (WebNet): MT Hine
BUSN 5000* CL Business (WebNet/KANS): CT Houpe
BUSN 6120* 36 Managerial Economics (WebNet/LRAF): CT Ford
CSSS 5000* CL Intro to Cybersecurity (WebNet/ ?):  TBA(day and time subject to change)
CSSS 5220* 36 Cybersecurity Communications (WebNet/ ?): ET TBA(day and time subject to change)
HRDV 5560* 36 Group Development and Change (WebNet/WEST): CT Kammien
MBA 5100* 36 Adding Value Through Human Capital (WebNet/WEBG): CT TBA(day and time subject to change)
MNGT 5590* CL Organizational Behavior (WebNet/LTRK): CT Grau
SPSM 5770** 36 Space Operations Management (WebNet): MT Russel
BUSN 6200* 36 Strategy and Competition (WebNet/ LTRK): CT Govan
CSSS 5130** 36 Cybersecurity Intelligence/ Counter-Intelligence (WebNet): MT Kinser
HRMG 5000* 36 Managing Human Resources (WebNet/ KANS): CT Moss
MBA 5300* 36 Providing Value to Customers (WebNet/WEBG): CT Rochette
SPSM 5930** 36 Space Systems Laws and Policy (WebNet): MT Bowman
BUSN 5200* 36 Basic Finance for Managers (WebNet/LTRK) CT: TBA
BUSN 5700* 36 Advances in Project Management (WebNet/WEBG): CT Mayali
FINC 5880* 36 Advanced Corporate Finance (WebNet/WING) CT: Ritchey
ITM 5300* 36 Procurement & Contract Management for ITM (WebNet/SCOT): ET Powell
PROC 5840* 36 Negotiations (WebNet/HILL) MT Pasco
 ** COLO is a Host campus * COLO is a Satellite campus


Step-by-Step Guide

All students completing all degree requirements in May 2021 must fill out a Petition to Graduate.

Petitions are due:

  • Spring 1: January 7, 2021
  • Spring 2: March 2, 2021

Petition to Graduate Forms

Graduate School Petitions:

Petitions will be routed to the correct staff member once form is completed and submitted.

NOTE: An e-mail confirming receipt of the petition will be sent upon submission.

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements to graduate must clear their Student Business Office account balance prior to diploma and transcript release. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee. Check payments have a holding period of ten days before release of transcripts. For more information, call the Business Office at 1-800-981-9803.

Colorado Springs: Commencement

Steps to Graduation
We are excited to announce our date for the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Campus' annual commencement ceremony.

Saturday May 15, 2021 (subject to change due to COVID)

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm (Graduates please arrive at 10:00am)

Colorado Springs Masonic Building Society
1150 Panorama Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904-1715

If you wish to participate in the ceremony, please follow the following steps completely:

1. Submit a Petition to Graduate

Students completing their degree must fill out an online Petition to Graduate prior to graduation, at the time of registration for your final term. The main campus will not confer your degree or release your diploma until this form has been received. You may access the petition using the link below:

Petition to Graduate Form
Please note: A student who completes a graduate degree, (including all required, elective, and transfer courses) while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.950, receives Graduate Academic Honors. Accelerated sequential degrees are excluded from this designation. If you believe you qualify for honors, please contact the campus so they may verify.

2. Clear Business Office Accounts

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements to graduate must clear their Student Business Office account balance prior to diploma and transcript release. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee. Check payments have a holding period of 10 days before release of transcripts. For more information, call the Business Office at 1-800-981-9803.

3. Complete RSVP for You and Your Guests

If you plan to walk at graduation, please RSVP here for the 2020 Commencement Ceremony by April 10, 2021! Each graduate will receive a total of ten (10) slots for guests. Graduates should inform their guests appropriately, and that seating is limited. If you need more than 10 guests, they will be put on a waiting list.

4. Purchase Your Cap and Gown

To order your Master's cap and gown, visit this site. Online ordering is now open. Please complete your order by Friday, March 13, 2020 to ensure your items are delivered before the commencement date. Shipping time is usually around 5 weeks. Do not leave this for the last minute!

Please note that there will be no representatives on campus, ordering will be handled exclusively online through the Jostens website.


From the Jostens website, click on 'Graduation Caps & Gowns' on the right.
Click on 'student' under Select your Collection.
Select the appropriate Cap, Gown, and Tassel. (Note that the picture shows a black cap & gown, but the actual product will be dark blue)
Click customize, and enter height/weight, and click next.
From the drop box, select your major, and click next:
If you are earning your Bachelor's Degree: Select "Arts"
If you are earning your Master's Degree: Select corresponding degree you are earning (Arts, Science, etc).
If you are earning your Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA): Select "Business Administration"
If you are earning your Master's Degree in Health Administration: Select "Health Administration"
Verify your info, and edit if necessary.
Click add to cart, enter name, and click on checkout. Finish final steps to complete order.
You will receive an immediate email confirmation of your order with a confirmation number. Please keep this number for future reference. Once you receive your confirmation number you know Jostens has the order!

If you have any questions regarding your order or you miss the online ordering deadline, you may call Jostens at 1-800-854-7464 and place your order by phone. Please note, this option will also incur an additional fee of $20.
5. Send out Announcements

Commencement announcements and rings are available through Jostens.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Campus at 719-590-7340.

We look forward to celebrating with you at the ceremony!

Additional Information:

Directions to Ceremony

From I-25, take the Fillmore exit and head west (towards the mountains). Continue on Fillmore until you get to Panorama, the Masonic Society Building is on the left.
How to Wear Your Academic Regalia (click for video)

Graduation Pictures

There will be a professional photographer present, so please order your photos from them. They will provide the forms. They will take a photo of you walking, receiving your letter, and your hooding, as well as any other photos shot you may want taken after the ceremony is over. Your guests are also welcome to take personal photos as well. Please be mindful of the professional photographer's needs as well in order to ensure the best photos possible.

Reflections Photography Form (pdf)

How to Wear Your Academic Regalia [ Video ]

If you are located in the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement:

St. Louis area graduates may purchase their caps and gowns at the University Bookstore, 554 Garden Avenue, Webster Groves, Missouri during the Grad Salute Days. Join in the celebration. Enter to win prizes and don't miss special graduation pricing on Jostens class rings. Take care of all your graduation needs on these days.

Ring Sale/Announcement Days on Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday March 8, 2017 from 10 am–5 pm.

Grad Salute Days
Wednesday, March 22: 10 am–5 pm
Thursday, March 23: 10 am–5 pm
Friday, March 24: 10 am–3 pm

If you cannot attend the Grad Salute, caps and gowns will be available during regular business hours at the University Bookstore until May 12, however sizes and availability may be limited.

Webster University Bookstore
554 Garden Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 968-5936 or 888-467-5657

Bookstore Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am–6 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–2 pm

Webster University Bookstore
Patti Crosswhite, or (314) 968-5936 or 1-888-467-5657.

Students who are interested in carrying the flag of their home country during our Commencement ceremony are asked to complete a brief application at:

Complete RSVP CARD for the Commencement Ceremony at the Muny on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Return RSVP CARD via e-mail

For Extended Campus Graduates

Notify your campus director by February 18, 2021 to submit your name on the Commencement Participation Form if you intend to participate in the St. Louis Commencement ceremony.

Fully Online Graduates

Notify the Online Learning Center at or (866) 622-0888 if you plan to participate in the St. Louis ceremony.

International Students Family Visitor's VISA Procedure

To facilitate the visa interview process for your relatives to visit for Commencement, click here

Graduates/Guests With Disabilities

Indicate your needs on the RSVP card. If you have questions regarding special accommodations (due to a disability) needed for the commencement ceremonies, contact Cindy Yamnitz at 314-246-4245.

*It is recommended that individuals requiring wheelchair assistance bring their own wheelchair. Please note the Muny property is accessible but, individuals must be able to negotiate an incline for seating for the main Muny stage.

If you are located outside of the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement or you are walking in graduation ceremonies at an extended campus go to: and follow the instructions on the website to order a cap & gown and announcements for the ceremony in which you are participating.

For any questions, call Jostens' Consumer Contact Center at 1-800-854-7464. for information on photos, directions, parking, hotels, and lots more.

Distribute copies of the MAP OF YOUR COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY to friends and family with your Commencement announcements. The map shows your check-in area, and the location of your individual School/College ceremony. These maps contain all the information you and your guests will need to navigate your way through Commencement day.

  • Main Ceremony
  • George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology School Map
  • Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Map
  • School of Communications Map
  • School of Education Map
  • College of Arts & Sciences Map

Celebrate the completion of your Webster University degree (and the previous 6 steps) at the 98th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Would you like to contribute to the broad effort to build responsible citizenship and a sustainable world? If so, you may want to join students at colleges and universities nationwide who have taken the Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility.

Call Nancy at (314) 968-6959 or with any questions.

Margaret Reed, Sr. Director

Webster University Colorado Springs (COLO)

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