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Come for the Party,
Stay for the Procession
Enjoy free food, music, and fun activities - the Oriole Bird and Poe may even make an appearance!
UMB welcomes William E. “Brit” Kirwan, PhD, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, as our keynote speaker.
Check out the multiple parking and shuttle options for Commencement, including pre-paid parking.
Graduates - Get in the Action!
Join President Perman, deans, faculty, and fellow graduates for the annual academic procession from University Plaza to Royal Farms Arena!
Graduates, faculty, families, and friends - get ready for the most exciting day of the year at UMB!
Jay A. Perman, MD, welcomes you to UMB’s most exciting day of the year, Commencement. Join him on Friday, May 15, as students, families, and friends “take over” the city’s Westside with a wide array of formal and informal activities and ceremonies to mark the UMB commencement.
The universitywide commencement exercise takes place on Friday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at Royal Farms Arena. This section offers detailed information about commencement and the individual school pre-commencement ceremonies.