Annapolis Commencement

Commencement 2024

Commencement in Annapolis will be held on Sunday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2024 will be held on the front campus at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 12. The ceremony will be moved indoors to the Francis Scott Key Auditorium in Mellon Hall in the event of severe inclement weather.

If the ceremony is held outdoors, there are no restrictions on the number of guests graduates may invite to commencement. However, each graduate will be provided with six tickets for the seated commencement area. Additional guests are welcome to bring blankets or lawn chairs and may sit anywhere outside of the seated commencement area.

If the ceremony is held indoors, each graduate will be provided with three tickets for the FSK Auditorium.

Please be aware that the event will be streamed on YouTube - to watch, please click the provided link.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hotel Information

We recommend making reservations as early as possible. Please consider staying at one of the accommodations listed on Campus Travel or the Visitor’s Bureau of Annapolis.

Transportation from BWI Airport/Train Station

BWI Super Shuttle: 800-258-3826 or
The Airport Shuttle: 800-776-0323 or

Disability Access

If you have a family member with special needs please contact Diane Ensor, campus reservations, at diane.ensor(at) to make any necessary arrangements.