Graduate Student Ceremony: May 26, 2016; Undergraduate Student Ceremony: May 27, 2016

Maps & Directions

Commencement ShoutOut

Every graduating senior who donates at least $15 to the Class of 2016 gift can record a 15-second video that will be played prior to the 2016 UMass Boston commencement ceremonies.

  • Confirm your name! »

    An email will be sent to your account from "Marching Order" for you to confirm the pronunciation of your name.

  • Just imagine yourself on the big screen »

    Visit the Alumni Relations page to donate and get more information about how to record your ShoutOut

  • Questions? »

    Please contact the Office of University Events and Ceremonies: or 617.287.5313

Read about Previous Speakers and Degree Recipients

President Barack Obama, Tim Russert, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Emily Rooney, and David McCullough are just a few of the speakers who have addressed UMass Boston graduates. Read More