Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11, 2019, UMass Amherst welcomes thousands of graduates, families, friends, faculty and guests to campus for Undergraduate Commencement, Commissioning, and Senior Recognition Ceremonies. 

Please be advised that, on Friday May 10th, there will be heavy traffic beginning around 1 p.m. and lasting through the end of the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony around 7 pm. We ask that if you are arriving on campus to attend a senior recognition ceremony that you park, enjoy the ceremony, then take the public transportation provided or walk to McGuirk Alumni Stadium to the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.  Guests with disabilities or limited mobility are encouraged to contact Disability Services at 413-545-0892 or visit Accessibility Information for additional support/services.

We look forward to having you on campus and celebrating with our graduating seniors.

Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 2019
9 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Mullins Center

Learn more about the graduate commencement ceremony

Undergraduate Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Post-Undergraduate Ceremony Shuttle Map

Learn more about the undergraduate commencement ceremony

Stockbridge Ceremony AS Degree

Saturday, May 11, 2019
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall

Learn more about the Stockbridge ceremony

School and College Senior Recognition Ceremonies

Thursday, May 9 - Saturday, May 11, 2019
Various times and locations
Times and locations to be announced

Learn more about senior recognition ceremonies