Commonwealth Honors College Senior Recognition and Awards Ceremony
The Honors Convocation and presentation of gold stoles for graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors and their families will take place on:
Thursday, May 9, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
This event occurs the day before the UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement.
RSVP for guests by April 29, 2019.
Due to this year’s final exam schedule, over 7,000 students living on campus will also be moving out on Thursday, May 9th. Please advise your guest that they should expect significant delays entering, exiting, and traveling around campus. Also, please practice pedestrian safety and plan ahead using the traffic route maps designated for move-out day.
Seniors: share your memories!
We are looking for the class of 2019 to contribute photos to the slideshow that will be displayed during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony. Show your fond UMass memories by sending your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos accepted until May 1, 2019.
Celebration of Excellence 2018
The Honors Convocation and presentation of gold stoles for graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors and their families occurred on Friday, May 11, 2018, immediately before Undergraduate Commencement. Shuaib Balogun was the selected student speaker and in his address to his fellow graduates underscored the Power of Knowledge.
Thank you to all our CHC graduates who shared their UMass memories. Here is the photo slideshow that was shown during the event.
A video replay of the Celebration of Excellence ceremony is available.
See event photos on our Facebook page.
2018 University Commencement
Visit the UMass Amherst Commencement website for photos, videos, and transcripts from the 2018 undergraduate commencement ceremony.