Graduation Week 2015
24-28 May 2015
Upcoming Graduation Dates:
Class of 2015: Thursday, 28 May 2015 (see calendar here)
Class of 2016: Thursday, 2 June 2016 (see calendar here)
Class of 2017: Thursday, 1 June 2017 (pending calendar approval)
Class of 2018: Thursday, 31 May 2018 (pending calendar approval)
Class of 2019: Thursday, 30 May 2019 (pending calendar approval)

Welcome to your United States Air Force Academy! Commencement exercises for the Class of 2015, USAFA's 57th Graduating Class, will take place on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Grad Week begins on Sunday, 24 May with Baccalaureate Services at the Cadet Chapel and the Superintendent's Reception at Arnold Hall. Tuesday, 26 May and Wednesday, 27 May, will be busy days with various awards ceremonies, the Graduation Parade and Commissioning Ceremonies. When the schedule of events is approved, we will post updated information on this website. Registration for Grad 2015 will be available in April 2015. Meanwhile, please feel free to e-mail if you have questions.

Graduation for the USAFA Class of 2014, the 56th Graduating Class and the Lieutenant Colonel Jay Zeamer, Jr. Class took place in Falcon Stadium on 28 May 2014, culminating with an exciting demonstration from the USAF Thunderbirds in the skies over Falcon Stadium. The Vice President of the United States Joe Biden spoke at the ceremony this year. We were honored to launch 995 new lieutenants into careers of service to their Nation! If you were able to attend, we hope you had a wonderful and memorable visit!

The 2014 Graduation Ceremony program may be downloaded here.

Photos of Graduation Week events will be posted on the USAFA website at this link. We hope to have all our Grad event photos posted by mid-June. You will also find photos of Grad Week activities on the USAFA Facebook page (!/USAFA.Official/photos_albums). Our USAFA radio station, 97.7 KAFA, has posted photos of Grad Week 2014 - you may find them at Finally, you may contact Lifetouch at to be contacted when photos of your cadet are posted and available for purchase (see Cadet Wing Media contact information below).

A Year in the Blue. The USAFA Association of Graduates offers the families of our graduating cadets an opportunity to purchase the first ever feature-length documentary of the Air Force Academy, A Year in the Blue. Click here to order your own personal copy of this extraordinary video! 
You may order the 2014 USAFA Graduation DVD, photographs of your cadet receiving his/her diploma and the 2014 POLARIS Yearbook through the Office of Cadet Wing Media. The DVD includes every graduate, Graduation Week activities excerpts and Class of 2014 bonus material. This DVD is the only graduation product officially sanctioned by the USAF Academy. Click here to order your 2014 Polaris yearbook and/or Graduation DVD.

Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch has been contracted to provide professional photographs of your cadet at the Graduation Ball and at the Graduation Ceremony.  The contract photographer will mail proofs to each graduating cadet’s home of record within six weeks after graduation with instructions for purchasing these photographs.  If you do not receive a proof from the photographer, please contact Lifetouch directly. Click here to order Graduation ball photos and here for graduation ceremony photo information. For more information call (800) 426-9533, go online at or write to Lifetouch, 1170 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, RI 02920, Attn: AFA Grad.

You may contact Cadet Wing Media by calling (719) 333-4644, sending an email to or writing to 10 FSS/FSLAM, P.O. Box 6066, USAFA CO 80841-6066. Visit their web page at

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