Commencement

2014 platform guests included honorary degree recipients, the commencement speaker, the student speaker, the student body president, and more!
Guests at USM's 134th Commencement Ceremony
Professor of Music Michele Kaschub, Senior Marshal, led the Faculty at the 134th USM Commencement Ceremony.
Faculty Marshals for the Class of 2014
Anna Chiu was chosen as the student speaker for the Class of 2014.
Student Commencement Speaker Anna Chiu
Idexx founder David Shaw '76 gave the Commencement Address for the Class of 2014.
2014 Commencement Speaker David Shaw
Graduates of the Class of 2014!
Turning the tassels on the Class of 2014
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Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of USM's Class of 2015!                

Commencement 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 9th, 2015 in Portland, Maine at the Cross Insurance Arena (formerly the Cumberland County Civic Center).

The ceremony will begin at 9:00 AM. The doors open at 7:00 AM. Graduates, please plan to arrive no later than 8:00 AM.

News & Events

Applications for the 2015 Student Commencement Speaker Due by 4 PM, Friday, March 27, 2015.
Former Student Commencement Speaker Amanda Pleau
Apply to be USM's 2015 Student Commencement Speaker before 4 PM, Friday, March 27!

Commencement Tickets

Tickets are now required for Commencement attendees

A ticketing requirement has been instituted by the Cross Insurance Arena for all Commencement 2015 attendees to ensure that attendance does not exceed capacity.

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