Ramstein Ceremony

UMUC Europe will hold its 66th annual commencement exercises on 28 April at 1400 in the Ramstein Officers' Club on Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The ceremony honors more than 1,100 graduates from across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa who have earned an associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree with University of Maryland University College and a bachelor's or master's degree with Salisbury University.

Student Check-In (0900-1130)

Student check-in is mandatory. Please check-in no later than 1130.

At check-in, you will receive the tickets for your guests to attend the ceremony.

Event Hall Opens (1200)

The event hall will open for guest seating.

Line-up (1230)

All graduates will gather for the line-up and final roll call. Please follow the signs and gather in the areas designated for your degree. Guests may not accompany graduates to the line-up. Graduates are not permitted to have items in their hands (purses, cameras, etc.) when they line up. Please make sure to leave all personal items in your car or with a guest before joining the line-up.

Pre-processional (1355)

The student marshals will lead graduates to prepare for the processional.

Processional (1400)

The processional begins. The graduates march in first, followed by UMUC Europe faculty and officials.

Live Streaming (1400)

Your family and friends can watch you graduate from anywhere in the world using Facebook Live. Your family and friends are invited to connect to the UMUC Europe Facebook newsfeed and watch their favorite graduate cross the stage. Filming will begin at app. 1400.

Special note: Access to the Internet from the event location may be limited, so you may experience some technical difficulties while watching the ceremony on Facebook Live. We are very sorry if this does occur and apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Post-Commencement Reception

All graduates and guests are invited to the reception immediately following the ceremony. Please enjoy our buffet and beverages located throughout the event location.

The anticipated length of the ceremony is approximately three hours.

Location and Parking

All events on Saturday will take place at the Ramstein Officers' Club. Public parking is available directly adjacent to this facility and in a large parking lot across the street. For details, see our commencement map of key facilties on Ramstein Air Base.