Please read the Commencement web site in its entirety for detailed information, but here are some key points:
UMBC’s 2019 Spring Graduate School Commencement will be held Wednesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., in the UMBC Event Center. Commencement procession begins promptly at 9:50 a.m. In observance of the National Anthem, guests will not be seated while the anthem is performed. When the doors reopen following the singing of the National Anthem, guests will be seated as space permits.
All graduates participating in the Commencement ceremony MUST wear the academic regalia that can only be ordered from the UMBC Bookstore Graduation Center. Candidates are prohibited from wearing a borrowed cap or gown from an alumnus/a or another student – no exceptions.
All forms of payment usually accepted in the Bookstore are allowed.
The Bookstore will not be responsible for regalia unclaimed by Tuesday, May 14th, the last day of classes.