2019 MMA Commencement FAQ

Do we need tickets for Commencement?

Yes. Information will be provided to graduating students.

Overflow seating will be provided in the Margaret Chase Smith Gymnasium, which is connected to the Field House complex. Overflow seating will not require tickets, and attendees can watch the webstream on large screens in real time.

Where is the main entrance for Commencement, and when do doors open?

The main entrance to the Field House for Commencement will be the large garage bay door, which will open at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

How long is Commencement?

Commencement exercises run approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Are you offering a web stream of the event again this year?

Yes, the web stream is accessible online at this URL: https://mainemaritime.edu/streaming

Where do I find out about senior photos?

For Commencement photos, please contact Lifetouch: email: specialevents@lifetouch.com or phone: 1-800-505-9496. – Commencement Photo Flyer

Will accessible parking be available near the Field House?

Yes, accessible parking is available at the Field House parking lot located adjacent to the football field. MMA personnel will be available to assist visitors with their parking needs and provide assistance getting to the Field House.

Download full commencement parking map

Will there be an area available to take a photo during commencement?

Yes, an area to the front left of the stage will be roped off and designated for photos during the commencement ceremony. Please note that multiple families will want to take pictures during degree conferral. Enter the area just before your graduate is conferred and exit once your photo is taken to be mindful of others. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

If you have additional questions, please contact Cindra Leeman at 207-326-2485.