A Special Message from
the Honorable Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.
Governor of Maryland

Bryan Booth, PhD
Dean, School of Business

Douglas Harrison, PhD
Dean, School of Cybersecurity and Information Technology

Kara Van Dam, PhD
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Staff and Faculty Congratulations

It has been our honor to help you in the pursuit of your goals and your dreams.
Lawrence E. Leak, PhD
Interim President, University of Maryland Global Campus

Winter Commencement 2020 Program

Social Media

Commencement Social Toolkit

Congratulations, #UMGCGrads!

We are so incredibly proud of our #UMGCGrads and we want to help you celebrate your amazing achievements and spread the word to your family and friends. Whether you’re a grad and want to share your accomplishments, or a family member or friend who wants to brag about their grad, you can find something below to help with the celebration. Make sure you use #UMGCGrad to join the conversation on social media.
  • Make sure you’re logged into Facebook and go to Change Your Profile Picture.
  • Search “umgcgrad” in the search bar.
  • Select one of the UMGC Grad frames, position it, and scale it.
  • Click “Use as Profile Picture” and your all set!
Social media toolkit Facebook frame 1
Social media toolkit Facebook frame 2
Social media toolkit Facebook frame 3

Find #UMGCGrad stickers and GIFs to add to your stories and posts on Instagram and Facebook.

For Instagram or Facebook stories, just search for “umgcgrad” in GIPHY when you’re creating a story and you’ll find several stickers. For Facebook, just search for “umgcgrad” in GIPHY when creating a post to find a few GIFS to add to your post! You can also go directly to our GIPHY page to find these.


Play UMGC Bingo, This or That, or share your next goals with your friends on Facebook or Instagram Stories by clicking one of these templates to download:

Bingo: Social media toolkit image template 1 for Facebook or Instagram Stories
Grad Goals: Social media toolkit image template 2 for Facebook or Instagram Stories
This or That: Social media toolkit video template 1 for Facebook or Instagram Stories

Images
Proud of my #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 1 for Facebook feed posts
I'm so proud; My mom is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 2 for Facebook feed posts
I'm so proud; My dad is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 3 for Facebook feed posts
The tassel was worth the hassle #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 4 for Facebook feed posts

Videos
Class of 2020; I did it. #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 1 for Facebook feed posts
Oh yeah; Hotter by one degree #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 2 for Facebook feed posts

Images
Proud of my #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 1 for Instagram feed posts
I'm so proud; My mom is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 2 for Instagram feed posts
I'm so proud; My dad is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 3 for Instagram feed posts
The tassel was worth the hassle #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 4 for Instagram feed posts

Videos
Class of 2020; I did it. #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 1 for Instagram feed posts
Oh yeah; Hotter by one degree #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 2 for Instagram feed posts

Images
Proud of my #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 1 for Twitter feed posts
I'm so proud; My mom is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 2 for Twitter feed posts
I'm so proud; My dad is a #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 3 for Twitter feed posts
The tassel was worth the hassle #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit image 4 for Twitter feed posts

Videos
Class of 2020; I did it. #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 1 for Twitter feed posts
Oh yeah; Hotter by one degree #UMGCGRAD: Social media toolkit video 2 for Twitter feed posts

Backgrounds:

Interested in having a virtual watch party during the live broadcast? Use platforms such as Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts, or Microsoft Teams to celebrate with your family and friends. (Download some cool UMGC-themed virtual backgrounds!)

Cap Decorating Challenge

Congratulations to our winner,
Marcus J.!
Top 10 decorated graduation cap
Marcus J. (4256 votes)
Marcus J.'s decorated graduation cap with 4256 votes
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