Ceremonies

Thursday, May 7 through Saturday, May 9, 2020, UMass Amherst welcomes thousands of graduates, families, friends, faculty, and guests to campus for Undergraduate Commencement, Commissioning, and Senior Recognition Ceremonies.

On Friday, May 8, expect heavy traffic beginning around 1 p.m. and lasting until around 8 pm. Please plan to arrive on campus by 2 p.m., park, then take a shuttle or walk to the stadium.

If you are arriving on campus to attend a senior recognition ceremony before the Undergraduate Commencement, please park once, enjoy the ceremony, and then take the shuttle or walk to McGuirk Alumni Stadium. 

Guests with disabilities or limited mobility are encouraged to contact Disability Services at 413-545-0892 or visit Accessibility page for additional support/services.

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

Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 8, 2020
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Mullins Center

Learn more about the graduate commencement ceremony

Undergraduate Ceremony

Friday, May 8, 2020
4:30 - 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 9, 2020
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Bowker Auditorium 

Learn more about the Stockbridge ceremony
 

Senior Recognition Ceremonies

Thursday, May 7 - Saturday, May 9, 2020
Various times and locations