Memorabilia

Photos

Commencement Photos, Inc. (CPI) of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, will provide photography services at many of BU’s school, college, and department convocations. CPI captures the moment that each graduate is awarded his/her diploma, known as handshake photography.

  • Questrom School of Business(undergraduate & graduate)
  • College of Communication (undergraduate & graduate)
  • College of Engineering (undergraduate & graduate)
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
  • Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (master’s & doctoral)
  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (doctoral hooding)
  • Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Metropolitan College
  • School of Education
  • School of Hospitality Administration
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine (incl. GMS doctoral candidates)
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Social Work


The following CAS departmental convocations will also have CPI’s handshake photography:

  • Anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Earth & Encironment
  • Economics
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Program (BUMP)
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Medical Sciences
  • Modern Languages & Comparative Literatures
  • Neuroscience
  • Pardee School of Global Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychological & Brain Sciences
  • Religion
  • Romance Studies
  • Sociology

Video

Videos are available for the main Commencement Exercises on May 20 as well as many of the school, college, and department convocation ceremonies throughout the weekend.


You can order a video recording of the 2017 All-University Commencement Exercises at Nickerson Field.* This professionally-produced, high-definition, multi-camera, 90-minute program is available from BU Productions as an MP4 file on a USB 3.0 flash drive or on DVD.

Please place your order for this recording online, or contact BU Productions at 617-353-3217. Video Files and DVDs are usually shipped in mid-July.

*Students do not receive their diplomas at this ceremony.


All professionally produced, archival programs are available as an MP4 file on a USB 3.0 flash drive or on DVD. We employ two separate video producers, BU Productions and Kitay Productions, to cover many of the convocation ceremonies. Kitay Productions records all and only convocations that are held in Agganis Arena.

Note: Not all convocations are videotaped. Check with individual school/college departments if your convocation is not listed below by either video provider.

BU Productions provides recordings of the following convocation ceremonies:

  • Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (doctoral hooding)
  • College of Communication (master’s)
  • Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Education
  • School of Education Senior Appreciation and Robing Ceremony
  • College of Engineering (graduate)
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
  • School of Hospitality Administration
  • Graduate Medical Sciences (master’s)
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Social Work

BU Productions also provides recordings of the following College of Arts & Sciences departmental convocations:

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Earth & Environment
  • Economics
  • English
  • Math & Statistics
  • Music (with College of Fine Arts)
  • Pardee School of Global Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychological & Brain Sciences

Please place your order for this recording online, or contact BU Productions at 617-353-3217. Video Files and DVDs usually ship in mid-July.

Kitay Productions provides recordings of the following convocation ceremonies, which all take place at Agganis Arena:

  • Questrom School of Business (undergraduate & graduate)
  • College of Communication (undergraduate)
  • College of Engineering (undergraduate)
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine (incl. Graduate Medical Sciences doctoral candidates)
  • Metropolitan College

Ordering and pricing are available online. Video transcripts will be made available for purchase upon request; please email us with your request.

Yearbook

The BU Yearbook is a classic way to remember your time as a student here. You can schedule a senior portrait for a polished pic for the Yearbook and beyond. Our senior portrait photographer is Lauren Studios. Email Lauren Studios or call 951-272-8600 for more information. Senior portraits must be taken prior to February 1, 2018 for inclusion in the Yearbook.

You may order a Yearbook via our partners at Jostens.

Class Rings & Mementos

Barnes & Noble @ BU stocks class rings from Herff Jones in a variety of options and styles for men and women. Shop in-person at the ring display on the first floor of Barnes & Noble @ BU, 660 Beacon Street. You can also order custom rings from Herff Jones.

Barnes & Noble @ BU also stocks a wide selection of BU clothing and gifts, including:

  • Sweatshirts and fleeces
  • T-shirts and polos
  • Hats
  • Athletic and performance apparel
  • Sleepwear
  • Bags and backpacks
  • Office supplies
  • Drinkware
  • Jewelry
  • Chairs
  • Home décor

For more information, browse the online selection or call the store at 617-267-8484.