Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 10:00am

McGuirk Stadium

Get ready to celebrate, UMass Class of 2024! 

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You are invited to participate in the 154th University of Massachusetts Amherst Commencement Exercises!

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is excited to celebrate the undergraduate Class of 2024 on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.  We invite you all to attend as we honor the Class of 2024, hear words of inspiration from the keynote speaker, welcome honored guests, applaud the student speaker, and cheer our graduates as degrees are conferred.    

Throughout the Commencement Weekend, undergraduates will be celebrated at individual Senior Recognition Ceremonies where they will have their names called and walk across the stage. Dates and times are listed below and 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. 


For Family, Friends, and Guests: 

We welcome family and friends to join the celebration of the UMass Class of 2024!

Hospitality & Accommodations:

Campus residence hall accommodations are available in single or double occupancy throughout the weekend with shared bathrooms providing casual comfort at affordable rates. Information can be found at 
Treat your family to a meal at our award-winning Berkshire, Hampshire, and Worcester Dining Commons or The Commonwealth Restaurant, or join us for a Graduation Celebration Buffet. For details email or call 413-577-8102. 

For a unique blend of restaurants, hotels, shops, and cultural destinations, please visit our friends at the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce at and the Amherst Business Improvement District at or check out the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council at