GETTING READY

The 42nd annual Commencement exercises of the University of Massachusetts Worcester will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015, on the Campus Green. Seating under the tent will be available at 11 a.m.; the processional will begin promptly at 11:45 a.m. The main ceremony is expected to last approximately two hours. 

Please check this website often for new information and updates. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at commencement@umassmed.edu.

UMass Worcester Commencement 2015

Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 28

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

 12:30 p.m. Rehearsal for student marshal, class speaker Campus Green Tent
 1 p.m. Rehearsal for students, hooders and
faculty participants
Campus Green Tent
 3 p.m. Student Academic Achievement Awards ASC, The Cube 


Friday, May 29

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF NURSING

 8 a.m. Alumni Breakfast (7:45 a.m. registration)
Class picture immediately following
ASC, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room
ASC Terrace

 10 a.m.

Continuing Education Program

ASC Auditorium

 11 a.m Rehearsal for student marshal, class speaker Campus Green Tent
 11:30 a.m. Rehearsal for students, hooders and
faculty participants
Campus Green Tent

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

9 a.m. Alumni Breakfast Faculty Conference Room
 11 a.m. Class picture ASC Terrace
(rain site: LRB lobby)
 11:15 a.m. House pictures Learning Community Houses
 12:00 p.m. Rehearsal for student marshals, class speaker Campus Green Tent
 12:30 p.m. Rehearsal for students, hooders and
faculty participants
Campus Green Tent
 3 p.m. National Anthem rehearsal Campus Green Tent


Saturday, May 30

CAMPUS CELEBRATION
for the entire campus community:
ALL students, faculty, staff and their guests

Entertainment by District 21

 8 p.m. - midnight Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, desserts and dancing ASC, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room
 11:30 p.m. Last call  
 11:45 p.m. Bars close  


Sunday, May 31

BRUNCH
for faculty, graduates and their guests

 9:30 - 11 a.m. Buffet ASC CafĂ©
Faculty Conference Room
  Seating ASC, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room,
school lobbies and outdoor terraces

CEREMONY

 9:45 a.m. Usher Training Campus Green Tent
 10:30 a.m. Seating under the tent  
 11 a.m. Graduate robing, formation of the line of march Student Lounge
 11:15 a.m. Faculty robing, formation of the line of march ASC Auditorium
 11:45 a.m. Processional  
 Noon Ceremony begins