Boston University Commencement Information
College of Fine Arts Convocation
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Track and Tennis Center, 4 pm
100 Ashford Street
Duration: Approximately two hours
No tickets are needed for guests attending the CFA Convocation
All University Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Nickerson Field, 1 p.m.
Rain or shine
Duration: Approximately two hours
Attending the Ceremonies
No tickets are needed for guests attending
Neither the University-wide ceremony nor the CFA convocation ceremony is mandatory. Graduates who are unable to attend may have their diplomas mailed. All degree candidates should access the Student Link to verify and/or update important diploma and commencement information. If you do not have access to the Student Link, please visit the Office of the University Registrar’s website. The Office of the University Registrar provides the dates which the diplomas are released for mailing. It is imperative that your mailing address is correct in order to receive your diploma. Diplomas will be mailed to September and January graduates and for those May graduates unable to attend the CFA Convocation Ceremony.
Graduation Reviews and Degree Requirements
YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED YOUR GRADUATION APPLICATION IN ORDER TO GRADUATE.
Apply for Graduation - it is too late to apply for May 2014 – contact Alyssa Baker at email@example.com
All students must have a graduation review or received verification that they have completed their graduation requirements. Unresolved problems may hold up receipt of your degree. Any AP scores, transfer credits and declaration of minors MUST be resolved immediately. Contact Cecilia Yudin firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure you are able to graduate on time.
If you have any remaining questions about your academic requirements for graduation, please contact one of the staff below.
School of Music
Sarah Bellott, email@example.com
School of Visual Arts
Jeannette Guillemin, firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Theatre
Paolo DiFabio, email@example.com
Jon Savage (design and production), firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean’s Office, Enrollment Services
Alyssa and Cecilia can assist you with any questions you might have about graduation. Please ask us anything!
Alyssa Baker email@example.com
Cecilia Yudin firstname.lastname@example.org
Only undergraduate students at Boston University can receive Latin Honors. Students with Latin Honors will receive honor cords for the CFA Convocation ceremony. Details to follow.
Latin Honors Breakpoints for May 2014 graduates:
Cum Laude 3.62 – 3.70
Magna Cum Laude 3.71 – 3.83
Summa Cum Laude 3.84 – 4.00
Latin honors are calculated after the seventh semester. They could go up after Spring 2014 but will not go down.
Online Graduate Students
Students in our music education and art education graduate programs should direct any questions to Shannon Streets, Online Program Coordinator at email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you at the ceremony!
Cap and Gown Information
You can order your cap and gown through the BU Commencement website. The deadline to order your cap and gown is March 21st, 2014. Undergraduates and Masters students are required to buy regalia and DMA students must rent regalia. All participants must wear a cap and gown walk in the May ceremony.
Financial Aid Exit Counseling and Your Student Account
If you have a Federal Stafford Loan, you MUST complete exit counseling in order to graduate. Please go to the Financial Aid webpage to complete this. Perkins Loans require that you call 617-353-2340 to complete exit counseling.
If your student account is not settled you will not receive your diploma. Please make sure your bill is 100% all set. Check with Student Accounts if you have questions.
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