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Commencement

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Seven ceremonies will be held, offering in-person and fully remote options, to celebrate the Class of 2021. Based on the RSVPs submitted, here is the schedule for May 12 through 14.

Doctoral Candidates
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
1 p.m. at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
Thursday, May 13, 2021
8 a.m. Ceremony streaming begins
9 a.m. In-person processional begins
Kennedy College of Sciences
Thursday, May 13, 2021
10:30 a.m. Ceremony streaming begins
11:30 a.m. In-person processional begins 
Francis College of Engineering and Intercampus Programs
Thursday, May 13, 2021
1 p.m. Ceremony streaming begins 
2 p.m. In-person processional begins 
Manning School of Business
Friday, May 14, 2021
8 a.m. Ceremony streaming begins 
9 a.m. In-person processional begins 
College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Friday, May 14, 2021
10:30 a.m. Ceremony streaming begins
11:30 a.m. In-person processional begins
College of Education
Friday, May 14, 2021
1 p.m. Ceremony streaming begins
2 p.m. In-person processional begins
2021 blue tassels
Commencement is a ticketed event. Students who would like to accept their diploma cover in person with two guests, should reserve their tickets before May 7.