Stockbridge Commencement Ceremony 2017

Event Details

May 13, 2017
10:00 am-11:30 am

Bowker Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
External Relations & University Events

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Stockbridge Commencement Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium, within Stockbridge Hall.

Schedule of Events

  • 8 a.m. Candidates arrive with robes for mandatory rehearsal in Bowker Auditorium
  • 9 a.m. Candidates gather on front steps of Stockbridge Hall for class photo
  • 9:30 a.m. Candidates assemble in the basement of Stockbridge Hall
  • 9:55 a.m. Procession of candidates
  • 10 a.m. Ceremony begins
  • 11 a.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.


Bowker Auditorium is located within Stockbridge Hall.

Event Category

Special/Other Commencement