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UMGC Asia Commencement — Guam

Celebrate your achievement at the UMGC Commencement ceremony in Guam.

Welcome to the UMGC Asia 2022 Commencement in Guam - May 7, 2022

Each year UMGC Asia celebrates the accomplishments of our graduates and graduate candidates with four commencement ceremonies in the spring. This year's Guam ceremony is scheduled to be held at the Lotte Hotel Guam at 11:00 AM on May 7, 2022The commencement ceremony may transition to a virtual ceremony on the same day and time if COVID-19 restrictions prevent UMGC from hosting an in-person ceremony. Notification of any changes will be communicated via e-mail to all registered graduates two weeks prior to the ceremony date.

Eligibility

Students who have graduated in the Summer, Fall, or Winter (MBA only) of the previous year with an associate's degree or higher are automatically eligible for attending this year's commencement. An example of this would be students who graduated in Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Winter 2022 (MBA only) are automatically invited to the Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies.

Students who are graduate candidates for the Spring 2022 Term (meaning they have applied for graduation in their MyUMGC by the February 15th deadline) are also eligible to participate in commencement. If your completion date does not fall within the aforementioned terms, please contact commencement-asia@umgc.edu. RSVP e-mails will be sent to all eligible graduates and will include direct links to the RSVP pages. If you think that you are eligible for commencement but have not received an e-mail from UMGC Asia inviting you to RSVP by March 1, 2022 please contact your local academic advisor or our commencement team.

You can order your commencement regalia through Oak Hall — Please order your regalia at least 3-4 weeks before your ceremony to allow time for shipping. If you would like to order commencement invitations, you can order official UMGC Asia invitations at: https://www.cbgrad.com/. When you enter the ordering portal, you'll see that students need to select "state," "school," and “month” of ceremony to get started. Please choose "Maryland" as the state, "University of Maryland Global Campus Asia" as the school and "May" as the month of the ceremony. Then click on "Get Started."

COVID-19 Protocols

All graduates and guests 18 and older must present their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (or a picture of it) or official vaccination documentation from your country of record, and a government-issued ID at the gates to be permitted to enter the facility. Children aged 12-17 need to show their vaccination card showing they are fully vaccinated. For attendees 2 years of age or older, masks must be worn inside the facility at all times, unless actively eating.

Graduates and guests who are not fully vaccinated will not be granted entry to the ceremony. Only those who show proof of full vaccination status can gain entry. That said, everyone can view the live stream of commencement online on the date of the ceremony.

Graduates who are planning to bring guests to the ceremony, should provide their guest's information here.

Checklist

Information on graduation checklists can be found here: Certificates, Diplomas, and Graduation

Please click the following link for a printable step by step graduation process guide: UMGC Asia Graduation Checklist

Ceremony Location:

This year's ceremony and the congratulatory graduate reception will be held at the Lotte Hotel Guam. Please visit the following link in order to RSVP for the Guam ceremony: RSVP here.

If you are planning to stay in a hotel in or around the area where commencement will be held, please see the Google Map link for assistance with where the actual ceremony will take place: https://goo.gl/maps/B1E9AdoMZANdXAmt6

Schedule of Events:

Please review the documents below for more detailed information on the Guam ceremony:

Schedule of Events - Guam

If you have any questions regarding the Guam Commencement Ceremony, or the other UMGC Asia Commencements (Okinawa, Korea, or Tokyo), please e-mail our commencement team.

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