Schedule of Events

Celebrations for graduates begin long before the ceremonies. Here you'll find information and details on the various events that will take place on campus that pertain to graduates.

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Commencement Ceremony Schedule

The ceremony schedule can be found on the Commencement homepage.

Maryland Career Consortium (MCC)

Meet employers from various local, regional and national industries including the government, private and non-profit sectors.

This event will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Learn more.

Spring Mega Job & Internship Fair

Meet 200+ employers for full-time, part-time, and summer opportunities.

This event will be held on Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 (Noon - 3 p.m.) at SECU Arena. Learn more.

Graduation Fair

This week-long event will take place outside of the University Store on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017(10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 
  • Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 
  • Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 
  • Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Order your cap and gown, announcements, class ring, and more!

Linkedin Photo Booth Sessions

Stop by the Career Center (7800 York Road, Suite 206) for a free LinkedIn Portrait! No appointment is necessary, but don't forget to bring/wear your professional attire. Learn more by visiting or contacting the Career Center.

  • Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 (9 a.m. - Noon)
  • Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 (9 a.m. - Noon)
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Mock Interview Friday

Need to practice your interview skills? Schedule a mock interview on one of the Career Center's Mock Interview Friday sessions this semester:

Explore other helpful interviewing tips and resources.  

Financial Literacy Event

Wondering how to pay your bills and student loans, AND still have spending money? Need to better understand your finances? Come to this special event sponsored by the TU Alumni Association and SECU on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Minnegan Room. Learn more and register online.

Graduation Station

Pick-up your cap and gown then join the Office of Alumni Relations at PAWS Lounge on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m for giveaways, refreshments, and more! You can also learn more about the TU Alumni Association, Career Center, and other resources for graduates.

TU Toast to the Graduates 

Please join President Kim Schatzel and other distinguished guests at a special reception on Monday, May 22, 2017 in honor of Towson University's Spring 2017 Graduates. The reception will feature complimentary hors d’ouerves and a beer, wine and champagne bar (those 21 years or older).

This event is free for graduates and $15 per ticket for family members and friends of graduates. As of May 16, 2017, this event is sold out.

Co-sponsored by the Towson University Alumni Association, Division of Student Affairs, Office of the President, and the Office of the Provost.

College and Student Organization Events

The following events are open to various groups of graduating students and their families. Events are listed in chronological order.

Health Science Award ceremony

Students, families, faculty, and staff are invited to this special celebration on Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m in the University Union Potomac Lounge. To learn more about this event, please contact .

Lavender Celebration

LGBTQIA students, campus administrators/faculty/staff, alumni, and families of graduates are invited to this special program to celebrate graduating seniors on Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the University Union Potomac Lounge. Learn more about this event.

Latinx Ceremony

Graduating students are invited to this special event to celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of Latinx graduates on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the University Union Potomac Lounge. To learn more about this event, please contact the Center for Student Diversity at 410-704-2051.

Honors College Convocation

Honors College graduates, families, and faculty are invited to the Honors College Convocation on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the West Village Commons Ballrooms. Learn more about this event. This event is invitation only. 

Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science Private Ceremony

Graduating OTOS students and their families are invited to join faculty and staff at a special private ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. in the Potomac Lounge. To learn more about this event, please contact .

Interprofessional Health Studies Program Awards Ceremony

Interprofessional Health Studies graduates and Honors Society inductees are invited to this special ceremony with their families, faculty, and staff on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the West Village Commons Ballrooms. To learn more about this event, please contact .

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Nursing students and their families are invited to join faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Stephens Hall Theatre. This event is invite only. For more information, please contact .

Kinesiology Outstanding Awards Ceremony

Kinesiology students and their families are invited to join faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the University Union. This event is invite only. To learn more, please contact

College of Business and Economics Outstanding Graduate Ceremony

Graduating students and their families are invited to join faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the University Union Potomac Lounge. To learn more about this event, please contact . This event is invitation only. 

College of Liberal Arts Convocation Ceremony

Students in the College of Liberal Arts who will be graduating with a 3.5 GPA or higher and their families are invited to attend this special ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Stephens Hall Theatre. Learn more about this event. This event is invitation only.

College of Education Reception for Families

Graduating students from the College of Education and their families are invited to join faculty and staff on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the University Union Chesapeake Rooms. An RSVP is required to attend. Please contact for more information.