Senior Recognition Ceremony schedules have changed from years past. Please review the schedule carefully and check with your school or college if you have any questions or need special accommodations.
Senior recognition ceremonies are organized by the school or college. You can find which school or college your students major falls under by searching the list of Undergraduate Programs.
For important information about the assembly area, gate assignments, seating locations, and more, download the Senior Instructions.
Ceremonies taking place in the Mullins Center: please be aware of the security measures in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for everyone. Please visit http://www.mullinscenter.com/prohibiteditemslist for more details.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
- Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence - Mullins Center
Friday, May 10, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Graduate Commencement - Mullins Center
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
ROTC Commissioning (Air Force) Ceremony - Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall
- ROTC Commissioning (Army) Ceremony - Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
10:30 - 12:30 p.m.
- Phi Beta Kappa - Campus Center Auditorium
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
School of Public Health & Health Sciences - Mullins Center
College of Humanities & Fine Arts - Recreation Center
College of Nursing - Fine Arts Center
College of Education - Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall
University Without Walls - Campus Center Auditorium
UWW Ceremony Instructions
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
- Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony - McGuirk Stadium
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
College of Natural Sciences (9:00-11:00 a.m.) - Mullins Center
College of Engineering - Recreation Center
- Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) - Campus Center Auditorium
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- UMass Amherst, Mount Ida Campus - Alumnae Hall, Newton MA
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Stockbridge Commencement - Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Mullins Center
- College of Information & Computer Sciences - Recreation Center
5:00 -6:30 p.m.
- Isenberg School of Management - Mullins Center
Accessibility for School and College Senior Recognition Ceremonies
All Senior Recognition Ceremony venues are held in accessible locations. If you or your guests require the services of a sign language interpreter or captioning, please contact Disability Services via email at email@example.com with “Recognition Ceremony Communications Request” in the subject line. The deadline for requesting such accommodations is Friday, April 19, 2019.
Specific information regarding college ceremonies can be found at http://www.umass.edu/commencement/ceremonies/senior-recognition-ceremonies. Contact information for the coordinator of each college ceremony is available, if you have any questions.
Any guest who does not have a handicap placard or plate but will be transporting an elderly or disabled guest may sign up for a handicap accessible parking form which can be used in Lot 11 for the main UMass Commencement on Friday, May 10th and in any handicap parking spot near any of the senior recognition ceremony venues on Friday, May 10th or Saturday, May 11th.