UMCES Faculty Convocation 2015

NOTE: Event has been moved! Please read below.


Maryland Inn
16 Church Circle
Annapolis, Maryland

1 May 2015 

Abbreviated Agenda:

8:30 - 9:00 - Continental Breakfast
9:00-1:00 - Convocation and Lunch (includes State of the Center and President's Award for Science Application)
1:00-2:00 - Commencement (includes remarks from UMCES and MEES leadership; Distinguished UMCES Alumna - Dr. Holly Bamford, Assistant Administrator, NOAA; and hooding ceremony of UMCES graduates)

If you have already registered for Convocation and/or Commencement, no action is needed.

If you have NOT registered for Friday but now plan to attend, please email  

Baltimore Hotel Reservations:
Contract with Fairfield Hotel has been cancelled. 

  • If you made your reservations within the block reserved for UMCES, those rooms have been cancelled for you.
  • If you made your reservation outside the UMCES block or at another hotel, you must cancel your own reservation.


Annapolis Hotels: 

If you need to stay over Thursday, April 30, there are plenty of hotels in Annapolis either downtown or nearby. There is no contract with a hotel for rooms. A couple of choices are -

 For other hotels in Annapolis you should always ask for the Government rate.  


For parking locations and shuttle services, go to: