The University of Maryland held its 2007 Spring Commencement on Sunday, May 20, 2007 at the Comcast Center. President Mote conferred the degrees after Maryland Congressman and House Majority Leader, Steny Hoyer, gave the address. The Commencement platform party was made up of the President, Chancellor, members of the Board of Regents, Trustees, deans, chief of administrative officers, student representatives, Commencement and college ceremony speakers, and honorary degree recipients.
The College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences held a Recognition Ceremony on December 21, 2007 in the Reckord Armory. Dr. Ravi Sethi, President of Avaya Labs, was the guest speaker and Meredith Holland Brenner, a double major in Physics and Psychology, was the student speaker.