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Grads: Share Your Photos, Videos to Be Featured in Commencement Ceremonies

By Maryland Today Staff

The University of Maryland invites Spring 2020 graduates to share photos, videos and messages of memories, experiences and hope with fellow Terps using the hashtag #UMDgrad on social media for the opportunity to be included in the virtual commencement ceremony on May 22.

That 1 p.m. ceremony will be streamed live across multiple platforms and will include the official conferment of degrees, as well as remarks from Citrupa “Kat” Gopal ‘20, a biological sciences major, and an address from U.S. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer '63.

Individual colleges and schools will also host their own virtual commencement ceremonies on May 22, featuring remarks from deans and displaying the names of every graduate and photos and videos shared on #UMDgrad.

Graduates are encouraged to tag their school or college on their social media posts using #UMDgrad through May 15 to be featured in the ceremony videos.

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