Graduates smiling and clapping

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

The University of Massachusetts Amherst celebrated the Class of 2023 with thousands of our graduates’ friends and family members.

Commencement Keynote Address

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy

Student Speaker Vikram Singh

Student Speaker Patricia “Tita” Feraud-King



UMass Amherst Graduate Commencement 2023 Speaker Briana Scurry

Kumble Subbaswamy presided over his 11th, and final, Commencement as chancellor as Scurry urged graduates to draw strength and motivation from life’s hardships to chart their unique path and achieve their aspirations.

Stockbridge graduates 2023

Graduates praised at 101st Commencement ceremony for entering ‘noble professions’ that confront the global climate crisis.