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Commencement Dates & Deadlines

  • MAR
    Doctoral Regalia Deadline
    6:00 PM

    Doctoral students should place their order with University Crossing Bookstore NO LATER THAN March 30, 2018. Be aware doctoral candidates must rent or purchase their regalia.

  • APR
    Cap & Gown Countdown 2018
    4:00 PM

    This special celebration for graduating students will feature music, food, cash bar, raffles and more. Undergraduates will be able to pick up their caps & gowns and also be able to order class rings and other Commencement-related items.

  • MAY
    Undergraduate Regalia Deadline
    6:00 PM

    Undergraduates who were unable to attend the Cap & Gown Countdown in April will be able to pick up your cap and gown at the University Crossing Bookstore until May 17, 2018 or can have their regalia shipped to them.

  • MAY
    Commencement 2018
    9:00 AM

    Commencement 2018 will take place at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Saturday, May 19, and will be broken into two ceremonies. The morning ceremony will be for the Francis College of Engineering; the Kennedy College of Sciences; the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences; and Intercampus Programs. The afternoon ceremony will be for: the Manning School of Business; the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; and the College of Education.