Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We are excited to announce the plans for the 2022 in-person commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 9 a.m. There will be a formal Commencement exercises, including speeches and the official conferral of degrees, streamed on our website and Facebook.

Master's Checklist:

  1. Order your Cap & Gown online at UMass Lowell's Bookstore starting now through April 20 for international orders and May 5 for domestic orders.
  2. If you were unable to attend Cap & Gown Countdown, contact the River Hawk Shop at 978-934-2623 or email, after April 6, for alternative arrangements.
  3. Reserve your guest tickets by May 6, 2022. Ticketing is being handled by the Tsongas Center. Email for any technical difficulties.
  4. Login to the Commencement Student Portal with your student email address to verify your name and pronunciation, upload a photo and thank-you message by April 29, 2022.
  5. Get ready to celebrate by using #UML2022 on social media.

We look forward to honoring the Class of 2022 in May.