Photo of happy and excited graduates, wearing their caps and gowns during the Commencement ceremony.

Our 143rd Commencement – May 6th, 2023

The University of Southern Maine’s 143rd Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 6th, 2023! More information will be posted as the event approaches.

Overview of Portland campus from bird's eye view. You can see the where the sky meets ocean, and many buildings on the Portland campus.

Commencement 2022

Missed Commencement, or just want to see it again? The recording of the 2022 Commencement is now available for viewing!

Pictured are three students at the Commencement ceremony with their backs to the camera, showing the viewers their graduation caps which have been decorated with flowers and quotes.

Commencement Items at the University Store

Ordering for gown, cap, tassel, hoods and specialty items are available online.