Commencement poster, pamphlet and tassel sent to UMBC 2020 graduate

Celebrating UMBC’s winter 2020 graduates

After a year of tremendous change and challenges, UMBC was thrilled to come together virtually to celebrate the winter graduates of the Class of 2020. Although the pandemic prevented us from gathering together in the Event Center, our campus community still turned out to share congratulations and support for our Retrievers.

The Best Is Yet to Come

This December, we celebrated the achievements and accomplishments of the class of 2019. President Freeman Hrabowski addressed the magnitude of these ceremonies saying, “Today, graduates, this is a time for dreams fulfilled.”

UMBC fan cheers on the Retrievers.

Gratitude for a Great Season

This season has been another remarkable one for Retriever Nation. After a series of incredible nail-biter victories and another trip to the America East title game, the UMBC men’s basketball season has ended.

UMBC Retrievers fan

View from the Stands

The roar of the crowd. The squeak of sneakers on the court. The swish of the basket. These sounds – and the exciting atmosphere surrounding them – are just one part of what keeps UMBC...