UMass Boston News


The University of Massachusetts Boston's 49th commencement will take place over two days. The graduate ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. The undergraduate ceremony will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the TD Garden.

Please continue to check our commencement pages for information on the 48th UMass Boston commencement, or contact the Office of University Events and Ceremonies at or 617.287.5313

Why UMass Boston?

Two-time Menswear Designer of the Year Joseph Abboud, a Roslindale native, speaks about his time as a student at UMass Boston.

Joseph Abboud

BA, English, 1972

Menswear designer Joseph Abboud’s French professor at UMass Boston steered him on a path to success.

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