Class of 2021 Commencement

UNE's 2021 graduation ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16. These events can be viewed on UNE's YouTube channel. For links to the specific ceremonies, please see the 2021 Ceremonies listing below on this page.

The University is also happy to share the below highlight reel of Commencement, which captures the spirit of a very special weekend. Congratulations, Class of 2021!

2021 Ceremonies

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences Graduation Ceremony was held Saturday, May 15 at the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

College of Dental Medicine

The College of Dental Medicine Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 15 at the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

College of Graduate and Professional Studies (UNE Online)

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies Virtual Graduation Ceremony was held Sunday, May 16. 

College of Osteopathic Medicine

The College of Osteopathic Medicine Virtual Graduation Ceremony will be held Sunday, May 16.

Westbrook College of Health Professions

The Westbrook College of Health Professions Graduation Ceremony for undergraduates was held on Saturday, May 15 at the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

The Westbrook College of Health Professions Virtual Graduation Ceremony for graduate students was held on Sunday, May 16.

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Headshot of Dr. Shah

2021 Commencement Speaker

Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and a trusted voice in Maine’s coronavirus pandemic response, received an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address at the University of New England’s 186th Commencement exercises on May 15 and 16, 2021.

Shah delivered his remarks via video at each of the University’s six individual college graduation ceremonies.

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