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Until Commencement 2020

What’s New

Universitywide Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 21, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Royal Farms Arena
201 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Doors to the arena open at 9:30 a.m.
Candidate lineup is at 10 a.m.
We expect the ceremony to conclude at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Tickets are not required for family and guests of graduates.

For your protection and the protection of others, upon entering Royal Farms Arena all guests will pass through a metal detector and may have their bags searched. Backpacks and bags/purses/camera bags larger than 13-5/8” x 15-1/4” are not permitted.   

Please be advised that signs, posters, banners, and flags will not be allowed inside the arena for safety and security reasons.

Out of respect to other graduates, all graduates and their guests are expected to stay until the end of the ceremony.


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Ariel perspective photo of Commencement ceremony. Graduates sitting in chairs on floor of Arena and spectators looking on.

Future Dates

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Thursday, May 26, 2022

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Last updated December 18, 2019