Commencement ShoutOut

Just imagine yourself on the BIG SCREEN at Commencement!   

Every graduating student who gives at least $15 to the Just Imagine Fund can record a personal 15-second video that will be played prior to the 2017 UMass Boston Commencement ceremonies. Undergraduate student ShoutOut videos will be played from the TD Garden Jumbotron. Graduate student ShoutOut videos will be played on the big screen Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.

These messages are your opportunity to honor your graduation and should be celebratory in nature! Due to video and audio quality concerns, we will not be able to accept personally recorded and submitted videos.
By participating in the Commencement ShoutOut program, your gift helps the university improve the student experience through financial aid, faculty recruitment, new classroom and laboratory space, career networking opportunities, and more.  


2017 Commencement ShoutOut Filming Schedule

Wednesday, May 3
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, May 4
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, May 8
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 9
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Please note, Commencement ShoutOut taping will occur on a first-come, first-served basis. We highly encourage students to reserve their taping appointment online as we may sell-out.  Students may also register in-person on the day of taping if we still have space available.  Should you prefer to pay in cash or by check ahead of time to reserve your spot, or if you have any questions,  please contact Casey McDonagh at 617-694-7462 or