Commencement

On Commencement Day

NOTE: Balloons are NOT allowed inside the Tsongas Center.


Commencement Day Schedule (Morning Ceremony)
 

The Morning Graduation Ceremony for undergraduate students in the College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Sciences and the Manning School of Business, will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9 a.m. at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell.

  • 8 a.m . Doors to the Tsongas Center will be open to ticket holders
  • 8:30 a.m.  All graduating students will assemble by college under a tent, located on the right side of the Tsongas Center in Lot B. 
  • 9 a.m.  Student processional begins from tent into Tsongas Center. 

Following the University ceremony, college faculties, graduating students and guests may proceed to college receptions in a tent adjacent to the Tsongas Center. Look for signs for your college/department. 


Commencement Day Schedule (Afternoon Ceremony) 

The Afternoon Graduation Ceremony for undergraduate students in the College of Health Sciences and all Master's and Doctoral students in all colleges, will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell.

  • 2 p.m. Doors to the Tsongas Center will be open to ticket holders
  • 2 p.m.  All graduating students will assemble by college under a tent, located on the right side of the Tsongas Center in Lot B. Note: Doctoral students should line up inside the East Entrance, not in the student line-up tent.
  • 2:30 p.m.  Student processional begins from tent into Tsongas Center. 

Following the University ceremony, college faculties, graduating students and guests may proceed to college receptions tents adjacent to the Tsongas Center. Look for signs for your college.


Commencement Ceremony  

The University Commencement Ceremony will consist of the following:

  • Greetings from special guests 
  • Awarding of honorary degrees 
  • A Commencement address 
  • Conferral of degrees
  • College receptions