Stockbridge AS Degree Commencement Ceremony

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Stockbridge Commencement Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium, within Stockbridge Hall.

Schedule of Events

  • 11:00 a.m. Candidates arrive with robes for mandatory rehearsal in Bowker Auditorium
  • 12:00 p.m. Candidates gather on front steps of Stockbridge Hall for class photo
  • 12:30 p.m. Candidates assemble in the basement of Stockbridge Hall
  • 12:55 p.m. Procession of candidates
  • 1:00 p.m. Ceremony begins
  • 2:00 p.m. Ceremony ends. Reception follows immediately on east lawn


Vehicles may be parked in all Lots, including Lot 65 and the Campus Center Parking Garage, free of charge.