Commencement 2014

McDaniel College held its 144rd Commencement on Saturday, May 24, 2014. More than 600 bachelor’s and master’s degrees will be awarded in the ceremony in Gill Center.

Watch the Commencement 2014 video here and watch the Class of 2014 on their freshman move-in day in 2010.

Family Info

Becoming a McDaniel Parent

Let’s not kid ourselves. The transition to college is as big a step for parents as it is for students. That’s why McDaniel offers a Parent Preview program. MORE

Plan your next visit to coincide with an entertaining lecture or performance. The Fall 2014 schedule of events is right here.


“I love your accessibility, humor, professionalism, experience, phenomenal organizational skills and approach to learning and caring for our kids.”

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You probably have a lot of questions. Start with our Families FAQ.

Keep up to date on your student’s schedule with the Academic Calendar.

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Learn how McDaniel keeps a connection with parents while respecting the rules imposed by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA.

2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm