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Save the Date! Commencement 2024 Saturday, May 18, 2024

What: McDaniel College’s 154th Commencement Ceremony
Who: McDaniel College Class of 2024
When: May 18, 2024
Please continue to check this webpage for the most up-to-date commencement information and livestream links.

Commencement photos provided by Classic Photography & Imaging can be accessed from the Classic Photography & Imaging website. Graduates should expect a direct email to a personalized gallery once the images are processed.

2022 Commencement

McDaniel College Class of 2023: By the Numbers

All 649 of them. A diverse group, they have 36 different undergraduate majors and are from 19 graduate programs. They traveled from 18 countries and 28 states, plus Washington, D.C. Want to know more? Top majors? Where they studied abroad? How many are College Scholars?

2023 Graduate Ceremony

Master’s students earn degrees at 153rd Commencement

At McDaniel’s 2023 Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 281 students celebrated the achievement of earning their master’s degrees, conferred from 19 programs. Keynote speaker Sharon Love M.S. '76, founder of the One Love Foundation, shared the value of recognizing inner resiliency.

Photo of the stage at 2023 Commissioning.

Thirteen ROTC cadets commissioned as Army officers

Thirteen McDaniel graduating students, who served as members of the Green Terror Battalion, received commissions as Army officers on May 19. The keynote speaker for the ceremony was retired Maj. Gen. Michael O’Guinn, who served as the deputy chief of the Army Reserve in Washington, D.C., and currently teaches Business courses at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Arch Processional 2023

Class of 2023 seniors honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards

On the eve of their graduation, McDaniel College seniors in the Class of 2023 were honored with academic, activity, and leadership awards. Prior to the event, the graduating seniors took part in the Arch Processional led by McDaniel President Julia Jasken.