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Rain Plans

Umbrella image for Rain Plans pageYou will be notified via the UMD web site and Marquee at the front gate to the campus by 7:00 a.m. on the day of commencement if the rain plan is in effect. You can also call 508-999-8000 for the current status.

If the rain plan is in effect, the ceremonies for all colleges other than Law will be held in the Tripp Athletic Center at the same scheduled time as the regular ceremonies. The Law School ceremonies will be held in the Bailey Auditorium, rain or shine.

The parking and traffic rules will not change if the rain plan is in effect. Please follow directions and park where directed.

There will be signage directing you to the various locations and options. Please respect the staff and security officers who may direct you to these venues.