UMGC Asia Commencement — Guam
Celebrate your achievement at the UMGC Commencement ceremony in Guam.
Welcome to the UMGC Asia 2023 Commencement in Guam - May 6, 2023
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 Hilton Guam Resort & Spa at 11:00 AM on May 6, 2023.
Students who have graduated in the Summer, Fall, or Winter (MBA and MSTL 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 2022, Fall 2022, or Winter 2023 (MBA and MSTL only) are automatically invited to the Spring 2023 commencement ceremonies.
Students who are graduate candidates for the Spring 2023 Term (meaning they have applied for graduation in their MyUMGC by the deadline) are also eligible to participate in commencement. If your completion date does not fall within the aforementioned terms, please contact email@example.com. 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, 2023 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."
The deadline to submit a graduation application for undergraduate (associate and bachelor’s) degree completion is February 15, 2023. Graduate (master’s) degree students expecting to complete their programs in Winter or Spring are required to complete their graduation application by March 1, 2023, if they plan to participate in the 2023 commencement ceremony. If you do not submit a graduation application by the application deadline, you will not receive an invitation to participate in ceremonies and may not be included in the commencement ceremony program book. Should you miss this deadline or do not receive an invitation for commencement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: If you are a Stateside graduate or enrolled in any graduate program other than the Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Transformational Leadership, you are in a Stateside program and will need to contact email@example.com to participate in Asia’s Spring Commencement. Additionally, you will need to complete your application for graduation on or before March 1, 2023 to ensure you receive an invitation to the spring ceremony and are included in the program for the ceremony.
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
This year's ceremony and the congratulatory graduate reception will be held at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa. 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://g.page/HiltonGuam?share
Schedule of Events:
Please review the documents below for more detailed information on the Guam ceremony: