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SOM Student Awards Ceremony

Scholarships and Awards Breakfast


May 18, 2016, Time: To Be Determined


Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards located at 110 S. Eutaw St. Baltimore, MD 21201

What Happens?

Fourth-year students receiving departmental awards and donors who fund these awards will be recognized at this ceremony. Only those students receiving awards and their guests are invited to attend and will be notified by early April. This event is invitation only. For more information, please contact Ashley Hines.

Gold Humanism Luncheon

Humanism Luncheon

What Happens?

Students are inducted into the Humanism Honor Society, and student members and faculty speakers give remarks. This event is by invitation only. The venue, date and time vary from year to year.




University of Maryland Baltimore Afternoon Commencement



May 20, 2016, 2pm to 4pm


Royal Farms Arena located at Baltimore and Howard Streets.

What Happens?

Conferring of honorary degrees, conferring of degrees of graduates, remarks from an invited commencement speaker, student remarks, and presentation of diplomas to graduates. Students receive a blank piece of paper upon procession to the stage, but official diplomas are available to be picked up immediately following the ceremony. Alternatively, students may pick up their diplomas at the Registrar’s Office for one week following graduation. After that time, they will be mailed to students.


All around the area, but it will be a busy time, so leave plenty of time to find parking.

Facilities for the Handicapped:

Contact the Royal Farms Arena (410) 347-2000(410) 347-2000 about handicap parking and special seating in the arena.


None are necessary. The ceremony is open to all.