Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of USM's Class of 2016!                

Commencement 2016 will be held on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 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

2016 Commencement Student Speaker Melissa Bell
Economics student Melissa Bell will be USM's Student Speaker at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on May 14.
Meredith H. Jones
Former president and CEO of the Maine Community Foundation, Meredith H. Jones, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the 2016 Commencement.
Photo of former Maine Senator George Mitchell
The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce that former Maine Senator George Mitchell will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony.