Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 10, 2014
9 a.m. on Ball Circle 

Degree Candidates
Degree candidates will assemble for the processional at Jefferson Square by 8:15 a.m. Candidates should be in academic regalia and line up in the driveway around Combs, Jefferson, and Bushnell Halls. Faculty members will be available to assist with regalia-related questions. Candidates for degrees will proceed down Campus Walk, through the faculty and President’s receiving lines, to Ball Circle for the conferring of degrees precisely at 9:00 a.m.

Family and Friends
The University of Mary Washington welcomes families and friends to attend the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Rain Notification
The Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will take place rain or shine. Please bring umbrellas, rain jackets, and other appropriate rain gear in preparation for rainy weather. If unsafe weather conditions arise during the ceremony, such as extreme storms or lightening, guests will be directed to shelter in one of the University’s buildings. Degrees will be available for pick-up in the William M. Anderson Center one hour after the threat has passed. Notifications will be placed on the UMW website (www.umw.edu).