Undergraduate Commencement

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As soon as details about Commencement 2017 are available, they will be posted here.

Commencement Weekend May 12-13, 2017

Undergraduate Commencement takes place over two days. There are two separate events you can attend: University Commencement and CNS Senior Celebration. Please plan on attending both ceremonies.

University Commencement

The University Commencement will take place on Friday, May 12, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium. The site includes information about planning your visit and information for seniors, including how to get a cap and gown. There is no limit to the number of people who attend and tickets are not required.

CNS Senior Celebration

commencement medalThe College of Natural Sciences Senior Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Mullins Center. This ceremony allows the college to recognize graduates in a special way: graduates' names are announced as they cross the stage to shake hands with college leaders, and receive a commemorative UMass medal (pictured here) and a special farewell gift from the college. Two jumbo video screens broadcast each graduate’s time on stage, which will also be captured by a professional photographer.

Space is limited. While tickets are not required, graduating seniors are requested to limit their number of guests to four, if possible.

Stockbridge School Commencement

The Stockbridge School Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2016, from 10:00—11:30 a.m in Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall.