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The 41st annual Commencement exercises of the University of Massachusetts Worcester will be held on Sunday, June 1, 2014 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 about 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 2014

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Thursday, May 29

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

 12:30 p.m.

Rehearsal for student marshal and 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 30

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, GSN Classroom (AS2-2034)
and GSN Skills LAB (AS2-2076)
 11 a.m Rehearsal for student marshal and class speaker

Campus Green Tent

 11:30 a.m.  Rehearsal for students, hooders and
faculty participants

Campus Green Tent

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

 9 a.m.

Alumni Breakfast

Faculty Conference Room
 11 a.m. Class picture ASC Terrace
(rain site: LRB lobby)
 11:45 a.m. Rehearsal for student marshals and class speaker Campus Green Tent
 Noon

Rehearsal for students, hooders and
faculty participants 

Campus Green Tent

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 3 p.m. National Anthem rehearsal Campus Green Tent

Saturday, May 31

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

Entertainment by Guilty Pleasure

 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, June 1

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

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CEREMONY

 10 a.m. Ushers arrive Campus Green Tent
 11 a.m. Seating under the tent  
 11 a.m. Graduate robing, formation of the line of march Lazare Research Building
  GSBS class picture immediately following LRB Quadrangle
 11:15 a.m. Faculty robing, formation of the line of march ASC Auditorium
 11:45 a.m. Processional  
 Noon Ceremony begins