Graduates celebrate during the 2023 commencement ceremony.
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Commencement Weekend Scheduled for May 17-18

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Seal

UMass Amherst will celebrate the Class of 2024 at the 154th Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium. All are invited to attend as the university honors the graduating class – hear words of inspiration from the keynote speaker, welcome honored guests, applaud the student speaker and cheer our graduates as degrees are conferred.

On Friday, May 17, the university will celebrate the Graduate Class of 2024 at 10 a.m. at the Mullins Center.

Throughout Commencement Weekend, undergraduates will be celebrated at individual Senior Recognition Ceremonies where they will have their names called and walk across the stage. A complete schedule of events for Commencement Weekend can be found on the Commencement website –

Over the next several months, information detailing all aspects of Commencement from caps and gowns to diplomas will be posted to the Commencement website and sent to graduates via email.