It's celebration time for thousands of high school and college students in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Here's a schedule of 2018 commencement ceremonies.

Click here to see the best from 2017, and be watching for galleries from local high school and college graduations at gazette.com/graduations.

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs kicks off the local graduation season with commencement Friday, May 11, at the Broadmoor World Arena.

ACADEMY SCHOOL DISTRICT 20

*In the event that security concerns make Clune Arena on the Air Force Academy unavailable, graduation will take place at District 20 Stadium, near Liberty High School. If Clune Arena is unavailable and if there is inclement weather, graduation will take place indoors at Liberty High School.

- Academy Online High School, 10 a.m. May 16, Springs Church, 1515 Auto Mall Loop.

-Air Academy High School, 10 a.m. May 17, Clune Arena*, Air Force Academy.

- Aspen Valley High School, 10 a.m. May 16, Springs Church, 1515 Auto Mall Loop.

- College Pathways, 11 a.m. May 26, The Classical Academy North gymnasium, 975 Stout Road.

- Discovery Canyon Campus, 6 p.m. May 17, Clune Arena*.

- Liberty High School, 2 p.m. May 17, Clune Arena*.

- Pine Creek High School, 2 p.m. May 16, Clune Arena*.

- Rampart High School, 6 p.m. May 16, Clune Arena*.

- The Classical Academy, 2 p.m. May 25, The Classical Academy North Campus gymnasium, 975 Stout Road.

CALHAN SCHOOL DISTRICT RJ-1

- Calhan High School, 10 a.m. June 2, high school gymnasium, 800 Bulldog Drive, Calhan.

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT 12

- Cheyenne Mountain High School, 1:30 p.m. May 27, The Broadmoor The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd.

- The Vanguard School, 10:30 a.m. May 21, The Vanguard School East Patio, 1605 S. Corona Ave.

COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 11

- Achieve Online, 9 a.m. May 24, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus Auditorium, 2115 Afton Way.

- Adult Education, 7 p.m. June 7, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus Auditorium.

- Civa Charter High School, 4 p.m. May 25, Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St.

- Community Prep, June 2, Colorado College, Cutler Quad, northwest of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Nevada Ave. Call school for time and to confirm information, 227-8836.

- Coronado High School, 3 p.m. May 23, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Doherty High School, 9 a.m. May 23, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Odyssey Early College and Career Options, 9 a.m. May 25, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus.

- Life Skills High School, 12:30 p.m. June 15, Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive.

- Mitchell High School, 9 a.m. May 22, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Palmer High School, 3 p.m. May 22, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Springs Community Night School, students graduate from their home school.

- Tesla High School, 1 p.m. May 24, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus.

- The Bijou School, 1 p.m. May 25, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus.

- The Digital High School, students graduate from their home school.

CRIPPLE CREEK-VICTOR SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1

- Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-High School, 6 p.m. May 24, James Bertrand Memorial gymnasium, 410 N. B. St., Cripple Creek.

EDISON SCHOOL DISTRICT 54-JT

- Edison High School, 4 p.m. May 20, Edison School District 54-JT, 14550 Edison Road, Yoder.

- Edison Prep, 10 a.m. May 19, Pikes Peak Boces, 2883 S. Circle Drive.

ELLICOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT 22

- Ellicott High School, 2 p.m. May 20, high school gymnasium, 375 S. Ellicott Highway, Calhan.

FALCON SCHOOL DISTRICT 49

- Falcon High School, 9 a.m. May 26, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- GOAL Academy High School, noon, June 9, The Pikes Peak Center.

- Patriot High School, 6 or 6:30 p.m. May 18, Creekside gymnasium, 3850 Pony Tracks Drive. Call school for exact time; 495-5505.

- Sand Creek High School, 5 p.m. May 26, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Springs Studio for Academic Excellence, 10 a.m. May 18, DoubleTree hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.

- Vista Ridge High School, 1 p.m. May 26, The Broadmoor World Arena.

FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON SCHOOL DISTRICT 8

- Fountain-Fort Carson High School, 9 a.m. May 26, Guy R. Barickman Stadium, 900 Jimmy Camp Road, Fountain.

- Welte Education Center, 2 p.m. May 24, school, 330 Lyckman Drive, Fountain. Call school for exact time: 382-1550.

HANOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT 28

- Hanover High School, 1 p.m. May 26, high school gymnasium, 17050 S. Peyton Highway.

HARRISON SCHOOL DISTRICT 2

- Harrison High School, 5 p.m. May 24, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Sierra High School, 2 p.m. May 24, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Atlas Preparatory School, 10 a.m. May 19, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.

- James Irwin Charter High School, 3 p.m. May 24, Field House, 5525 Astrozon Blvd.

LEWIS-PALMER SCHOOL DISTRICT 38

- Lewis-Palmer High School, 5:30 p.m. May 18, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Palmer Ridge High School, 2:30 p.m. May 18, The Broadmoor World Arena.

MANITOU SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 14

- Manitou Springs High School, 1 p.m. May 20, Richardson Football Field, 401 El Monte Place, Manitou Springs.

MIAMI-YODER SCHOOL DISTRICT 60-JT

- Miami-Yoder High School, 10 a.m. May 19, high school north gymnasium, 420 S. Rush Road, Rush.

PEYTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 23

- Peyton High School, 7 p.m. May 25, high school gymnasium, 13885 Bradshaw Road, Peyton.

- Peyton Online Academy, 5 p.m. May 24, Peyton Online gymnasium, 18220 Main St., Peyton.

WIDEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT 3

- Discovery High School, 4 p.m. May 18, Mesa Ridge High School, 6070 Mesa Ridge Parkway.

- Mesa Ridge High School, 7 p.m. May 21, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Widefield High School, 9 a.m. May 19, high school, Bowers gymnasium, 615 Widefield Drive.

WOODLAND PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-2

- Woodland Park High School, 7 p.m. May 25, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., tickets required.

COLORADO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND

- Colorado Springs School for the Deaf and the Blind, 1 p.m. June 1, school gymnasium, 33 N. Institute St.

STATE CHARTER INSTITUTE SCHOOLS

- Colorado Springs Early Colleges, 3 p.m. May 25, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Tickets required.

- Pikes Peak Prep, 12:30 p.m. May 24, The Warehouse Restaurant & Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St.

- Thomas MacLaren School, 1 p.m. May 26, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

- The Career Building Academy - 11 a.m. June 3, Stargazers Theatre and Event Center.

- Colorado Springs Christian School, 11 a.m. May 25, Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel, 4285 N. Academy Blvd.

- The Colorado Springs School, 8:30 a.m. May 24, The Terrace, 21 Broadmoor Ave.

- Evangelical Christian Academy, 7 p.m. May 25, Village Seven Presbyterian Church, 4050 Nonchalant Circle South.

- Fountain Valley School, 10 a.m. May 28, school, 6155 Fountain Valley School Road.

- Pikes Peak Academy, 7 p.m. June 15, school, 5590 N. Nevada Ave.

- Pikes Peak Christian School, 3 p.m. May 20, school auditorium, 5905 Flintridge Drive.

- St. Mary's High School, 10 a.m. May 21, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle.

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

- Air Force Academy, gates open at 7 a.m., ceremony at 9:30 a.m. May 23, Falcon Stadium, tickets required.

- Colorado College, 8:30 a.m. May 21, Armstrong Quad, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. Rain location is the The Broadmoor World Arena.

- Colorado Technical University, 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. June 9, Bellco Theatre, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver.

- DeVry University, noon July 21, The Wildlife Experience Great Hall, 10035 Peoria St., Parker.

- Nazarene Bible College, 3 p.m. May 27, Springs First Church of the Nazarene, 4120 E. Fountain Blvd.

- Pikes Peak Community College, 10 a.m. May 12, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 10:30 a.m. for College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; 2:30 p.m. for all other colleges, May 11, The Broadmoor World Arena.

- University of Phoenix, 2 p.m. Aug. 18, Bellco Theatre, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver.

-Webster University, 11 a.m. May 19, Colorado Springs Masonic Center, 1150 Panorama Drive.

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