Family & Friends
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Thursday, May 12 through Saturday, May 14, 2022, UMass Amherst welcomes thousands of graduates, families, friends, faculty, and guests to campus for the main Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at McGuirk Stadium (for the entire class of 2022) as well as commissioning and separate senior recognition ceremonies at various locations on campus (for graduates of individual schools/colleges). See the 2022 schedule for details.
The main Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Class of 2022 will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at McGuirk Stadium on the UMass Amherst campus, rain or shine. The ceremony is scheduled to conclude at approximately 6:30 p.m. Shuttle buses will take guests to the ceremony from parking lots. Guests should plan to arrive on campus by 2:00 p.m. to allow plenty of time to reach campus, park, and arrive at the stadium via a shuttle bus or by walking.
If you are arriving on campus to attend a senior recognition ceremony for your senior before the Undergraduate Commencement, please park once, enjoy the ceremony, and then take the shuttle or walk to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
More information for friends and families will be available soon.
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