UMSOD Ceremonies

Throughout the academic year, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) hosts various events to recognize its ‌students and the contributions they are making ‌to the Dental School, the UMB campus, and the Baltimore community. Please refer to this website regularly for information about upcoming UMSOD student ceremonies, such as the UMSOD Honors Convocation and the White Coat Ceremony. 

Several studens in caps and gowns at commencement

  Please note that all plans are pending COVID restrictions.

For Guests Not in Attendance:
Please join your UMSOD Community and our graduates on Friday, May 20 at 8 a.m. by logging on: to tune in to the in-person Class of 2022 Honors Convocation.


Upcoming Ceremonies:

  • UMB Commencement: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 9 a.m. at The Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena. Tickets Required 
  • UMSOD Honors Convocation: Friday, May 20, 2022, 8 a.m. at The Hippodrome Theatre. Tickets Required


UMSOD Honors Convocation Ceremony Details:



7 a.m. Doors open, The Hippodrome Theatre

Graduates and guests may start to arrive


Guests: Enter through the Main Entrance- Baltimore/Eutaw St.

Tickets reqired; No Assgined Seating


Graduates: Enter through the Fayette Street Entrance.

Bring cap, gown, and doctoral hood (DDS)


Faculty: Enter through the Main Entrance - Baltimore/Eutaw St.

Proceed to the Lexus Room on the second floor. A UMSOD usher will be available to direct faculty.

Bring regalia.


8 a.m. UMSOD Honors Convocation begins


10:30 a.m. UMSOD Senior Send-off

Immediately following Honors Convocation, HSRF III Plaza (outside UMSOD building)


12:30 p.m. Military Commissioning Ceremony, UMSOD Room G310


Please contact Dr. Kate Noonan, Senior Director, Special Projects for the Dean or 410-706-7989.