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Senior Celebration 2020

The College of Information and Computer Sciences will host its Senior Celebration on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. in the UMass Amherst Recreation Center. 

During UMass Amherst graduation weekend, there are two separate events for graduates and families: Undergraduate Commencement (Fri., May 8) and the College of Information and Computer Sciences Senior Celebration (Sat., May 9). We hope you will plan on attending both events to send off the Class of 2020 and celebrate their achievements. 

Senior Celebration FAQ 
Photos from the 2019 Celebration

University Commencement 
Friday, May 8, 4:30 p.m. 
McGuirk Alumni Stadium 

University commencement is the official graduation ceremony at which degrees are conferred for every graduate on campus.

For more information, see the UMass Amherst Commencement website. 


CICS Senior Celebration
Saturday, May 8, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Recreation Center (across from the Mullins Center) 

This ceremony gives graduates the opportunity to be recognized individually by college faculty and administration. Each graduating student's name is read prior to the presentation of a University of Massachusetts medal and a special farewell gift from the college. Graduates' time on stage will be broadcast on large video screens and captured by a professional photographer.

Students may bring as many guests as they would like. No tickets are required.

For questions about the Senior Celebration, email commencement@cics.umass.edu