Spring Commencement Ceremony
The Smith School Commencement Ceremony will be Monday, May 22nd at 9:00am. Graduates participating in the Smith School’s Ceremony should report to the Pavilion to line up for the procession by 8:00am. Information, including instructions for graduating students and guests, will be posted at go.umd.edu/SmithCommencement.
Students interested in participating in the University Campus-wide Commencement ceremony should visit www.commencement.umd.edu. During this ceremony, students will not have their name read or walk across the stage.
Robert H. Smith School of Business MBA, MFin, and MS Reception
The Robert H. Smith School of Business will host a reception with light hors d'oeuvres, punch, and champagne for MBA, MFin, and MS graduates and their guests immediately following the commencement ceremony on Monday, May 22nd. Please click here to RSVP: http://www.cvent.com/d/nvqygk
Cap & Gown Information
The University Book Center, located in the Stamp Student Union, is where you can purchase your graduate cap and gown and diploma frames. MBA students should purchase regalia in the "drab" color scheme.
If you are unable to visit the University Book Center in person, you can have your graduation regalia shipped to you for an extra $18.95. Please complete the Student Regalia Order Form which must be faxed to Michelle Foster at 301-314-7858 by April 7th, 2017. A credit card number will be required to process your order.
For Shady Grove students, regalia is also available for purchase at the USG Bookstore(link is external). Pre-orders will be available in person Monday, March 13th - Friday, April 21st.
Degrees will be posted to the student's record 2-4 weeks after graduation.
Diplomas are typically mailed 4-6 weeks after graduation. They will not be mailed if students have outstanding financial obligations to the University (example: parking tickets, overdue books, or unpaid tuition bills). Contact the Diploma Office (301-314-8270) for questions regarding a diploma not received 6 weeks following the semester’s completion.
If you must change the address of where your diploma should be mailed, please contact the Diploma Office at (301) 314-8270.
Account Information from Smith IT
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