UMUC Europe Commencement

Commencement is a special occasion, especially when shared with family, friends, and fellow graduates. The ceremony honors your accomplishments and recognizes this educational milestone. We cordially invite all Summer 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014 graduates and their guests to the 2014 Commencement and hope you will be able to join your classmates and faculty in this joyful occasion. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, 3 May 2014 at the Gartenschau Event Hall in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

View photos from Commencement 2013 here

Confirm Your Participation

The deadline to confirm your participation in Commencement 2014 is 12 April 2014.

Regalia and Memorabilia

Associate's and bachelor's degree candidates will need to order a cap and gown. Master's degree candidates will need to order a cap, gown, and hood representing their academic discipline. To ensure you receive your cap and gown in time for the ceremony, the final day to order regalia online is 12 April. Please order earlier, if possible. Order your regalia here.


If you have any questions, the Office of the Registrar is ready to assist you from Monday through Friday, 0800-1700 CET at CIV +49-(0)631-534-800 or e-mail We will be happy to help you.

Emergency Contact

In case of an emergency on the day of commencement, contact the UMUC Europe headquarters information desk at
CIV +49-631-534-800 (international) or 0631-534-800 (Germany).

Join the UMUC Alumni Association

Stay connected with your fellow graduates and take advantage of alumni benefits including: career services, free access to UMUC computer labs and discounts on Geico auto insurance and National Leadership Institute (NLI) Programs.