Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate students who are enrolled to complete all degree requirements by the end of their given semester are eligible to participate in commencement. Commencement is held twice a year on campus at the UMBC Event Center. The commencement ceremonies are:

  • May Commencement – for Spring graduation candidates
  • December Commencement – for Summer and Fall graduation candidates

Students may only participate in one commencement ceremony based upon the semester in which all their degree requirements will be met.

Please order your Cap & Gown by April 15, 2021. For your Cap & Gown to arrive in time for the Virtual Commencement Photo submission, you MUST order by March 30, 2021.

Please enter your UMBC ID (example: U01234567)