Congratulations, graduates! Here you'll find everything you need to know about Commencement.

Towson University students at their commencement ceremony

Congratulations! Graduation from college, whether you are earning a baccalaureate or advanced degree, is a major event in your life. It is an acknowledgment of your hard work, perseverance and achievement.

Commencement day is a time when you, your family, your guests and the university will all celebrate your success. To help you prepare for Commencement, we've provided the information you'll need, so the day itself can truly be a memorable, joyous occasion. We want you to enjoy the ceremony, and we also want you to be well informed about what each graduate needs to do in advance.

We've provided details about directions, maps and parking for you and your guests. You can connect to the University Store to order your cap and gown, and other graduation materials. Please review academic information if you have questions about academic eligibility. There's even an FAQ with short, quick answers to the questions everyone seems to ask.

Winter Commencement December 21-22, 2016

All ceremonies take place in the SECU Arena.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

  • 10 a.m.  Fisher College of Science and Mathematics & College of Liberal Arts
  • 3 p.m.  College of Education & College of Fine Arts and Communication

Thursday, December 22, 2016

  • 10 a.m.  College of Health Professions & College of Business and Economics

Spring Commencement May 24-26, 2017 

All ceremonies take place in the SECU Arena.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

  • 10 a.m. — College of Business and Economics
  • 3 p.m. College of Health Professions

Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • 10 a.m. Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
  • 3 p.m.  College of Liberal Arts

Friday, May 26, 2017

  • 10 a.m. — College of Education
  • 3 p.m.  College of Fine Arts and Communication


Previous Ceremonies

Spring 2016

The TU YouTube Channel contains links to all six Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies and the Spring 2016 Commencement Highlights Video.  

Winter 2015