Commencement 2014

These events are not only a celebration of the graduating students’ accomplishments at the University of Maryland, but also an occasion to acknowledge our joint enthusiasm for their future endeavors. The university recognizes that commencement is a milestone in the graduates’ lives and, as such, we strive to ensure that everyone enjoys their experience. The campus-wide ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 22, and the individual college or school ceremonies will occur at various times on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23.

Department of American Studies ceremony will occur:

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

Memorial Chapel

American Studies: Betsy Yuen, 301.405.1354,

We will contact graduating students with specific information pertaining to the individual ceremonies. Contact us directly for more information.

If you are able to make it to the ceremony, The university is pleased to provide a real-time stream of the campus-wide ceremony on the commencement website beginning at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 22. The ceremony will also be cablecast on UMTV in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. On-campus viewers can watch UMTV on channel 38. Off-campus viewers should check their local listings for UMTV.