Details for Graduates

Congratulations Class of 2015!  We are so proud of your accomplishments during your time here at USM.   Here are a few things you need to know about commencement:

  • Commencement is Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Cross Insurance Arena (formerly Cumberland County Civic Center) located in Portland, Maine.  Please be there no later that 8 AM
  • Please bring your Cap and Gown with you
  • No large bags or backpacks will be allowed in the Cross Insurance Arena.  You are encouraged to not bring any valuables with you as there is no place to store them.
  • Tickets are not required for guests and the ceremony is scheduled to last 3 hours.  If your guest(s) reqiure accomidations, please contact Diane Hoyt at 207-780-5106
  • Parking:  Shuttle bus service will be provided between the USM Portland Campus (Woodbury Campus Center) and the Cross Insurance Arena starting at 7:15 AM.  Parking will also be available in the parking garage next to the Cross Insurance Arena. Carpooling is encouraged.