Ten Outstanding Graduating Seniors to be Honored as 21st Century Leaders at UMass Amherst Commencement Ceremonies.

Two graduates recognized as Jack Welch Scholars

National Champion Ice Hockey Coach Greg Carvel Will Be the Featured Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 14.

As a direct result of Governor Baker’s announcement earlier this week that the Commonwealth is further reducing pandemic restrictions, we are now able to welcome a limited number of registered guests — two people per graduate — to our 2021 UMass Amherst commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 14. 

We are pleased to share details of our upcoming 2021 Undergraduate Commencement in May as well as the plans we are developing to celebrate the Class of 2020 this fall.

You are invited to nominate candidates to receive honorary doctorates from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Do you have words of inspiration, encouragement, or reflection that you would like to share? Have you ever envisioned yourself speaking to fellow graduates, families, and friends? If so, then this opportunity might be right for you!

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award.

Each summer the Office of News and Media Relations sends press releases about in-state graduates to daily and weekly hometown newspapers.