UMGC remains focused on the health and safety of its students, employees, alumni, and guests. Due to the current coronavirus situation, Commencement 2020 in Kaiserslautern, Germany was postponed from its original 2 May date. Please see below for the newly scheduled 2020 ceremony. Any questions should be directed to

Honor your accomplishment and recognize this educational milestone.

Commencement is a special occasion, especially when shared with family, friends, and fellow graduates. The ceremony honors your accomplishments and recognizes this educational milestone. We cordially invite all Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020 graduates and their guests to Commencement 2020 and hope you will be able to join your classmates and faculty in this joyful occasion.

The UMGC Europe ceremony will be held on Saturday, 7 November at 1200 at Pulaski Park Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany, and will honor more than 1,140 Europe-wide graduates.

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Dreams become reality for these UMGC students. Hear them share their stories and talk about their sense of accomplishment as they receive their diplomas.

Join the UMGC Alumni Association

Join the UMGC Alumni Association and stay connected with your fellow graduates and take advantage of alumni benefits including: career services, free access to UMGC computer labs and discounts on Geico auto insurance and National Leadership Institute (NLI) Programs.