Graduation Ceremonies

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University of Maryland, Baltimore Universitywide Commencement

Thursday, May 18, 2023
9 a.m.
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

No tickets are required.

Watch a livestream of this ceremony.


UMB individual convocation and award ceremonies are listed below. Please check with individual schools directly for any additional questions. Information will be updated as the schools confirm all events.

School of Dentistry

Honors Convocation

Friday, May 19
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Hippodrome Theatre
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

UMSOD Military Commissioning Ceremony
School of Dentistry
Room G205
12:30 p.m.

Tickets are required to attend the Honors Convocation. Please visit the School of Dentistry ceremonies webpage.

Graduate School

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Wednesday, May 17
5 p.m.
Medical School Teaching Facility Leadership Hall

Tickets are required to attend the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Student and mentors do not need tickets to attend. Please visit the Graduate School ceremony webpage.

Francis King Carey School of Law

Hooding Ceremony 

Friday, May 19
11:30 a.m.
Hippodrome Theatre
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Tickets are required to attend the Hooding Ceremony. Please visit the School of Law graduation webpage.

School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Thursday, May 18
1:30 p.m.
Hippodrome Theatre
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Tickets are required to attend this event. We ask that family and friends reach out to students for details. For more information, visit the School of Medicine graduation webpage.


Department of Epidemiology and Public Health


Friday, May 19
9:30 a.m.
Medical School Teaching Facility Leadership Hall

Family and friends are welcome to attend this in-person event, but graduates, other students, faculty, and staff must RSVP by May 1. For more information, visit the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health’s graduation webpage.


Department of Genetic Counseling


Pre-Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, May 17
10 a.m.
Health Sciences Research Facility II Auditorium


Department of Medical and Research Technology


Wednesday, May 17
11 a.m. - Noon
BRB, Hosick Lecture Hall,  1st Floor


Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science


Hooding and Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, May 16
9 a.m.
Medical School Teaching Facility Leadership Hall

School of Nursing

Convocation

Thursday, May 18
2 p.m.
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

All graduates must RSVP by March 10. For additional information, please visit the School of Nursing graduation webpage.

Watch a livestream of this ceremony.

School of Pharmacy

PharmD Convocation 

Friday, May 19
9 a.m.
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Watch a livestream of this ceremony.

MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics 

Graduation Celebration
Wednesday, May 17
2:30 p.m.
Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, Md.

MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Regulatory Science 

Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 18
3 p.m.
School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Hall

MS in Pharmacometrics

Graduation Ceremony
Saturday, May 20
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Virtual: Information to be provided by program to graduates

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Graduation Celebration
Wednesday, May 17
3 p.m.
Health Sciences Research Facility II
Fifth-Floor Library

MS in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences/PhD/Doctoral 

Graduation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 17
2-4 p.m.
President’s Office Board Room

School of Social Work

Convocation 

Friday, May 19
1 p.m.
Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Tickets are not required to attend this event.

Watch a livestream of this ceremony.

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