UNE Commencement 2024

The 189th University Commencement Ceremony for the University of New England was held Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 10 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, Maine.

Watch videos from the 2024 Ceremony

Ceremony Highlights

On May 18, UNE awarded more than 1,500 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees during its Commencement ceremony at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. Watch the highlights of this special day, including proud graduates and addresses from University President James Herbert and Commencement speaker Senator Bernie Sanders. 

Commencement Address

The University welcomed Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont and the longest-serving independent member of Congress in U.S. history, who delivered the commencement address at its 189th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.