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.

CPI will contact graduates directly with ordering details in April.

School/College Ceremonies

  • 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

College of Arts & Sciences Departments


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

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

Video

Videos are available for the main Commencement Exercises on May 17 as well as many of the school, college, and department convocation ceremonies throughout the weekend.

All-University Commencement


You can order a video recording of the 2015 All-University Commencement Exercises at Nickerson Field.* This professionally-produced, multi-camera, 90-minute program is available from BU Productions in DVD format.

It is preferred that you place your order for this recording online, or contact BU Productions at 617-353-3217. DVDs are usually shipped in mid-July.

*Please note that students do not receive their diplomas at this ceremony.

Diploma Convocations


All professionally produced, archival programs are available in DVD format. 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.

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 (undergraduate)
  • 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 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
  • Psychology

It is preferred that you place your order for these recordings online, or contact BU Productions at 617-353-3217. 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)
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine (incl. Graduate Medical Sciences doctoral candidates)
  • Metropolitan College
  • School of Public Health

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. Set up a portrait sitting and order the Yearbook online.

Remember to visit the Student Link to allow BU to publish your info. Just select the Personal tab, then select Directory Information. When you check the Bostonia Yearbook box, your information will appear in the BU Yearbook.

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.