2019 Graduation

This graduation page was created to have USAFA Graduation topics in one spot.

Additions to the page are welcome. Please email your suggestions to 2019spiritmissionwebsite@gmail.com.

Whatever advice you find on this page is just that… ADVICE. Please make arrangements that fit your family and situation and check out all current resources for time and place.


check the official USAFA Graduation page with the latest information about the Class of 2019 USAFA Graduation.  The schedule goes through many revisions during the month of May.  Please be prepared to change venues or times for your cadets activities.

Official Grad Week Schedule- There will be several revisions.  Please check back often.

The Class of 2019

Class Color: Gold

Exemplar: Neil Armstrong

Motto: “Conquer Mind, Conquer All”

Vince Mentem, Vince Omnia

Important Dates

Inprocessing: Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Recognition: Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Exemplar Dinner: Friday, October 21st, 2016

Commitment Dinner: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Ring Dance: Friday, May 18th, 2018

Graduation: Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Graduation Gift Ideas 

Check out the gift suggestion page for some unique gifts for graduation or to order yummy cookies and such for your graduation parties.

Graduation Advice

Click HERE to get it straight from the pros!  Advice from alumni parents who have gone through it before. (Please always check for updated information as events and their traditions can change from year to year.)

Cool USAFA Traditions

Unless you know what to look for, you will miss it!  Click HERE and check out these little known traditions during the week.

Graduation Announcements

The official graduation announcements are sold by Balfour.  Click HERE to order your complete package.

Restaurants around Colorado Springs

This page is FULL of suggestions and a google map so you can see what is close to you or that perfect dive. Click HERE to view.

Driving Directions and Campus Maps

Print off these maps for yourself and your guests! Click HERE to view.  Maps are also available on the official USAFA graduation page.


Graduation Videos, Scrapbooks and other fun ideas page.  Click HERE to view. (Information coming soon!)

 Graduation Survival Kit

How to entertain kids. What should I not be without? What do I wear?  Click HERE for some handi tips.

Graduation Parties

Decoration ideas and links! Signs, banners, decorations, flags, bunting, etc.  Keep checking back as this list is growing!


Is your cadet planning a 60 day vacation of their dreams?  Europe? Asia? A cruise? Want to volunteer while they are gone?  Have your cadet contact one of these sources for help with their trip!  Great travel advice listed as well. Click HERE for more info.