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Barry P. Gossett - Honorary Degree Recipient

Hon. Joseph B. Gildenhorn - Honorary Degree Recipient


The University of Maryland is committed to promoting the full participation of all individuals with disabilities in the commencement exercises. Below is information pertaining to the campuswide ceremony and the accommodations made for individuals with disabilities.

Directions & Parking


We encourage guests to use the entrance from University Boulevard E on to Stadium Drive. 

Maryland Stadium will be directly in front of you.  


Parking is free! Students and their guests can park in any unattended lot or garage.

Stadium Drive Garage is reserved for accessibility parking with an ADA tag or plate only. 

A Special Message from President Pines

President Darryll J. Pines

Dear Classes of 2021 and 2022,

Congratulations! The conferral of your degree is a milestone achievement that brings great pride to your family, friends and the University of Maryland.

University Medalist

Meet the recipient of the University Medal, honoring a graduating senior demonstrating academic distinction, outstanding character and extracurricular community impact

Lifetime Alumni Association Membership

To the Families of Graduates

Your student is now part of the University of Maryland legacy that spans more than 160 years and includes nearly 400,000 Terps around the world. Right now you have the opportunity to cement your graduate's achievement forever in College Park with a gift of lifetime membership in the University of Maryland Alumni Association. 

Lawn & Banner Signs

Showcase your Terp Pride todayUMD Commencement Lawn Sign Sample and let your neighbors and community know how proud you are of your graduate’s success. 
Display your unwavering support for your graduate this year with a Maryland customizable banner and sign. 

The deadline to place orders is Sunday, May 22nd.

Gifts for Grads

Looking for more ways to celebrate? Graduates and their family and friends can use these lawn signs, banners and more to celebrate, congratulate, and share pride in our UMD graduates.


Message from the Alumni Association President

Jeff Rivest '75

On behalf of the University of Maryland Alumni Association, congratulations on your graduation! I want to welcome you into our family of 400,000+ Terps.

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