2013 Graduate School Commencement Ceremony

May 10, 2013
9:00 am-10:30 am

Mullins Center

Room: Arena

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
External Relations and University Events
413-577-1101

Candidates must check in between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., wearing regalia, at the tent set up to the west of the Mullins Center. At this time, final instructions for the procession will be given. Strollers, baby carriers, food and drink are not permitted in the student seating area. No purses, briefcases, or extra clothing should be carried into the arena; the University cannot be responsible for lost or stolen property.

Guests should be seated by 8:30 a.m. The processional will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m.

A reception is planned for the graduate degree recipients, their guests, and faculty, immediately following the ceremony at approximately 11:00 a.m, under the tent on the west side of the Mullins Center. Refreshments will be served.


Directions:

From the North: Route 91 South to Exit 25 - At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection - turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South - go 1 mile, then left onto 116 South, then eight miles to UMass exit - Left at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the South: Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the East: Mass Pike (Route 90) West to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.

From the West: Mass Pike (Route 90) East to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles. Take a left onto Route 116 North (across from Staples) and follow for one mile to UMass exit. Take a right off the ramp on to Massachusetts Avenue. Take left at second set of lights and follow directions for parking.