ENG Commencement Weekend

College of Engineering Undergraduate Convocation
Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 am
Track & Tennis Center
100 Ashford Street

The College of Engineering Checklist and Survey will be open for eligible graduating seniors in March 2015. If seniors have any questions regarding graduation in general, feel free to email us at engineering@bu.edu.

College of Engineering Graduate Convocation
Saturday, May 16 at 4:00 pm
Fitness & Recreation Center, 3-Court Gym
915 Commonwealth Avenue

All University Commencement
Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 pm
Nickerson Field
For more information, please visit www.bu.edu/commencement

Additional Events for Graduating Seniors

Engineering Dean’s Senior Lunch
Monday, May 11 at 12:00 noon
Location: Trustee Ballroom, 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor

Engineering Annual Senior BBQ
Friday, May 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
808 Commonwealth Ave.

Cap and Gown Information

Everyone who participates in an academic ceremony on Commencement Day is required to wear a cap and gown as approved by the University.


Q: How can I order photographs of the event?

A: Commencement Photos Inc. photographs every student who receives a degree on stage during the ceremony. If you do not receive information in the mail by the end of April, feel free to contact them directly via their website at www.commencementphotos.com.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of guests I can bring?

A: No, there is no limit at College of Engineering Ceremony at the Track and Tennis Center. We do require that you let us know how many people you plan to bring to the ceremony, so that we can properly prepare for the event. Eligible seniors must log on to http://www.bu.edu/dbin/eng/graduation to complete the form noting this information by a date to be determined.

Q: Do my guests need tickets?

A: No tickets are required for either ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Q: What if I or one of my guests requires handicapped seating or other accomodations?

A : We do need to know you/your guest's requirement in advance. Families should contact Disability Services to discuss their specific needs by May 1st.

Q: Will we have a rehearsal like we did in high school?

A: No, there is no rehearsal for either ceremony.

Q: How early should our guests arrive?

A: For the main ceremony, it is recommended that guests arrive by 12:00 pm. For the College of Engineering ceremony, 9:00 am.

Q: What is the Baccalaureate Service at Marsh Chapel at 11 am on commencement day?

A: It is the non-denominational religious service for those interested; attendance is not required.

Q: Is it necessary to attend the main ceremony on Nickerson?

A: No, it is not required but strongly encouraged.

Q: Approximately how long is the College of Engineering ceremony?

A: The ceremony lasts approximately an hour and 45 minutes.