Commencement 2019 will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 in Portland, Maine at the Cross Insurance Arena. Learn more about Commencement.

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Graduates line up to receive their diplomas on May 12, 2018

Watch the 138th Commencement

View the University of Southern Maine's 138th Commencement ceremony in its entirety.

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2018 featured graduates

2018 Featured Graduates

Several graduates share how they have succeeded here at USM by engaging in their classes, their campus and their communities.
A graduate holds her diploma at the 2018 Commencement ceremony

2018 Commencement Gallery

View select photos from the May 12, 2018 Commencement ceremony, held at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
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2018 Graduating Students' 'Senior Salute'

USM Graduating Seniors wish their friends, families and professors the best on their graduation day, May 12, 2018.
Multicultural graduation 2018

Commencement-Related Events

A recap of Commencement-related events including the Multicultural, Lavender and ROCC Recovery Graduation ceremonies and the Student Leadership Awards Gala.