UM SSW Convocation
Convocation is the ceremony for all Social Work graduates; it is during this ceremony that you will walk across the stage, be hooded by faculty and have photographs taken.
The UM SSW Convocation is for all May and July 2017 graduates and for those who graduated in Decembe 2016. Information on the ceremony can be found here.
Convocation 2017 is planned for 9am on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric Center for Fine Arts House in Baltimore, MD.
Links to important resources concerning the UM SSW Convocation Ceremony.
Commencement is a ceremony for all UMB students which takes place in the afternoon (after the School of Social Work convocation) While you will not walk across the stage at this ceremony, you will be able to pick up your diploma at the conclusion of the event (those not in attendance will have their diploma's mailed to them)
On Friday, May 19, students, families, and friends of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will again “take over” the city’s Westside with a wide array of formal and informal activities and ceremonies to mark the UMB commencement of graduates from the schools of medicine, law, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, social work, and the Graduate School. The event begins at 2 pm at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD.