Dec 19, 2017
6:00 pm
Xfinity Center, University of Maryland
CHSEHDQMTLPLOffice of the DeanStudent Services

The main University of Maryland Winter 2017 commencement brings together all undergraduate and graduate students, and their families and friends, to celebrate this significant achievement. These events are not only a celebration of the graduating students’ accomplishments at the University of Maryland, but also an occasion to acknowledge our joint enthusiasm for their future endeavors. The university recognizes that commencement is a milestone in our graduates’ lives and, as such, it strives to ensure that everyone enjoys their experience. 

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017            University of Maryland Commencement Ceremony, 6 p.m.

4:30 pm

University of Maryland CommencementXfinity Center


Graduates should assemble at the Xfinity Center in the Pavilion (formerly Auxiliary Gym, lower level of Xfinity, Room 0601). You should wear your academic regalia and line up by college.

5:40 pm Graduates, led by marshals, process to the arena floor for the ceremony.

Note: Guests must arrive by 5:30 p.m. to ensure seating before the processional. 

Information on parking, tickets, logistics, regalia and more can be found at: https://www.commencement.umd.edu/index.html