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Celebrating Our Terp Graduates

The University of Maryland held its campuswide Spring 2022 Commencement in person on Friday, May 20, 2022. The ceremony was held outdoors at 12 p.m. at Maryland Stadium.

View Commencement Program (PDF)

You can watch the ceremony above, as well as on UMD’s YouTube channel. For technical assistance, please visit our FAQs or email Closed captioning is provided for the ceremony. When viewing the ceremony, click on “CC” or video settings to turn on captions.

VIEW SPRING 2022 COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM (PDF)        View Spring 2022 Commencement Program (Plain Text)

President Darryll J. Pines and Testudo throwing confetti

Spring 2022 Ceremonies

The university hosted spring 2022 commencement exercises on May 20, 2022 to celebrate  Summer 2021, Winter 2021 and Spring 2022 graduates. The ceremony, was held in person at Maryland Stadium and streamed live at and on UMD's Youtube channel, featured remarks from President Darryll J. Pines, student speaker M Pease '22, author, illustrator and creator of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney '93 and more.

View School & College Ceremony Details

Leading up to and during commencement, graduates were encouraged to share their memories on social media using #UMDgrad. See Terps’ photos and reflections on Twitter and Instagram. 

Colleges and schools hosted their own commencement ceremonies on Wednesday, May 18, Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20. These ceremonies featured remarks from deans and displayed the names of every graduate.

Graduates posing in from of the M


Share Your Photos and Videos!

Students had the opportunity for their photos to be included in the campus-wide commencement ceremony by submitting photos on the website or on social media using #UMDgrad by May 5, 2022.

New Commencement Traditions

The past two years have taught us many lessons– that we are better when we work together, that we should strive for more connections with family and friends, and that we should embrace opportunities to celebrate. We want our Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony and all others that follow to be bigger and better than ever before. 

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