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Spring 2017 UMD & College of Education Commencements

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College of Education

Spring 2017 UMD & College of Education Commencements on May 21-22


COLLEGE PARK, MD (May, 2017) – Commencement at the University of Maryland is just around the corner, and there are several events scheduled for students who are graduating from the College of Education.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The University of Maryland Main Commencement Ceremony will take place at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Xfinity Center.

11:45 a.m.

University of Maryland Commencement – Xfinity Center
Graduates should assemble in Lot 4B. You should wear your academic regalia and line up by college. For more information, please visit the Q&A section of the University's commencement website: www.commencement.umd.edu.

12:20 p.m.

Graduates, led by marshals, process to the arena floor for the ceremony.
Note: Guests must arrive by 12:00 p.m. to ensure seating before the processional.

1 p.m.  

Ceremony begins

Monday, May 22, 2017

The College of Education will host two commencement events: a reception for graduate, friends and family at 1 p.m. May 22, 2017, with commencement to follow at 4 p.m. May 22, 2017, at the Reckord Armory. In case of rain, the commencement reception will be moved indoors to the first floor of the Benjamin Building. The reception will be held in the lobby of Benjamin (Cole side) and rooms 1107, 1121, and 1315.

Students who have completed their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, and the Advanced Graduate Specialist Certificate, are invited to participate in the graduation ceremony. Tickets for family and friends are not required for the College of Education ceremony. Guests must arrive by 3:30 p.m. to ensure seating before the processional.

If you plan to attend our Commencement Ceremony but have not yet responded, please do as soon as possible by contacting Judy Foster at jfoster@umd.edu to be added to the list of attendees.

College of Education undergraduate and graduate candidates are to assemble on the lower level of the Armory. Graduates should wear their academic regalia and must line up in the designated area in order to receive name cards.

Graduates, led by faculty marshals, process to the concert hall floor for the ceremony.
Note: Guests must arrive by 3:30 p.m. to ensure seating before the processional.

1 p.m.

College of Education Commencement Reception
Benjamin Garden (across from Cole Field House)

3:15 p.m.

College of Education Graduation Ceremony – Reckord Armory
College of Education undergraduate and graduate candidates are to assemble on the lower level of the Armory. Graduates should wear their academic regalia and must line up in the designated area in order to receive name cards.

3:55 p.m.

Graduates, led by faculty marshals, process to the concert hall floor for the ceremony.
Note: Guests must arrive by 3:30 p.m. to ensure seating before the processional.

4 p.m.  

Ceremony begins

For information about the main commencement ceremony and other commencement information, visit www.commencement.umd.edu.  For College of Education-specific information, visit www.education.umd.edu/graduation or contact Janis Cornell-DeMoss at jcdemoss@umd.edu.

 

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For more information on the College of Education, visit: www.education.umd.edu

or contact
Audrey Hill, Associate Director of Communications, at: audreyh@umd.edu

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