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Commencement 2022


Save the Date Commencement 2023 Saturday, May 20, 2023

Who: McDaniel College Class of 2023
When: May 20, 2023
Please continue to check this webpage for the most up-to-date commencement information.

Commencement FAQ

Media Requests: Office of Communications and Marketing,, (410) 857-2290

Diploma Information: Registrar’s Office,, (410) 857-2755

How can I purchase photos from Commencement?

Commencement photos provided by Classic Photography & Imaging can be accessed from the following link:

Graduates should expect a direct email to a personalized gallery once the images are processed.

When will I receive my diploma?

  • 2021 Undergraduate students (August 2021, and December 2021) and 2021 Graduate Students who completed in August 2021 and December 2021 should have already received diplomas by mail and will receive a tube with a congratulatory letter at commencement. If you have not received your diploma by mail, you should contact the registrar’s office.
  • All undergraduate and graduate students completing in May 2022 will receive their diploma at the commencement ceremony. Those who do not attend the commencement ceremony will be mailed their diploma following the commencement ceremony and should receive it no later than mid-June.

Can I request a replacement diploma?

Replacement diplomas can be ordered through Parchment by either clicking on the Parchment icon in MyMcDaniel Portal or by visiting their website.

2022 Commencement

McDaniel College graduates the Class of 2022

Among family and friends, 297 bachelor’s candidates crossed the stage to receive their degrees on May 21 during McDaniel College’s 152nd Commencement ceremony. Author and social entrepreneur Michelle Poler addressed the graduating class, encouraging them to face their fears and move toward happiness rather than comfort, and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters was conferred on Jeff Rosenberg, former director of NPR Worldwide.