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Join the Celebration: Be a Commencement Volunteer

Share the joy of 5,500 graduating seniors with their 22,000 guests as they leave their UMass Amherst student days and launch their newly earned alumni lives. To ensure smooth sailing on their departure date — Friday, May 8 — we need you as a Commencement Ambassador to make this important event a success!

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If you are a UMass Amherst employee, we would like to let your supervisor know that you have volunteered.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss special needs, please call Stephanie Subocz at 577-1101 or email

Important Dates


Volunteer Orientation and Rehearsal: Thursday, May 7 at 1 p.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium

1 - 2 p.m.
McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Ushers and Aides
2 - 3 p.m.
McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Golf Cart Drivers
3 - 4 p.m.
McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Report times on Friday, May 8:
Ushers, Aides, and Golf Cart Drivers: Report at 2:30 p.m.
Marshals: Report at 3:30 p.m.

Appreciation Lunch on Friday, May 8 from noon to 2 p.m. at Berkshire Dining Commons