10 a.m. and 3 p.m. (two ceremonies), May 17, College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center (PE Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata.
The college will host two separate ceremonies, which are dependent on the degree or certificate the graduate is receiving. The 10 a.m. event will honor students receiving certificates, associate of arts degrees and associate of arts in teaching degrees. The 3 p.m. event will honor students receiving associate of science degrees, associate of applied science degrees, associate of science in engineering degrees and workforce development certificates. Free, but tickets provided to graduates are required. CSM conducts a bag check at the commencement ceremonies. Please note that everyone may be subject to a bag check before entry. Visitors are encouraged to leave large bags, purses, diaper bags, and backpacks in their vehicles or at home as these will be subject to the bag check process at the door. Graduation@csmd.edu, www.csmd.edu/student-services/registrar/graduation/.