ENG & Convocation Commencement
College of Engineering Undergraduate Convocation
Saturday, May 19 2018 at 10:00 am
925 Commonwealth Avenue
Undergraduates must arrive at the Fitness and Recreation Center between 9:00am and 9:15am. Students should enter through Buick Street, not the main building entrance.
Faculty should arrive for line up in the Fitness and Recreation Center no later than 9:15am. Enter through the main entrance and proceed to the lower level, room L131/132.
If seniors have any questions regarding graduation in general, feel free to email us at email@example.com.
College of Engineering Graduate Convocation
Thursday, May 17 2018 at 2:00 pm
Case Center Gymnasium
285 Babcock Street
More information for faculty.
All University Commencement
Sunday, May 20 2018 at 1:00 pm
For more information, please visit www.bu.edu/commencement
Additional Events for Graduating Seniors
Engineering Dean’s Senior Lunch
Monday, May 14 2018 at 12:00 noon
Location: Trustee Ballroom, 1 Silber Way, 9th Floor
Engineering Annual Senior BBQ
Friday, May 18 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Drive
Cap & 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.
How can I order photographs or video of the event?
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.
You may order video of the ceremony digitally through Vimeo. You can place your order through their website.
Is there a limit to the number of guests I can bring?
No, there is no limit at College of Engineering ceremony at the Agganis Arena.
Do my guests need tickets?
No tickets are required for the College of Engineering ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
What if I or one of my guests requires handicapped seating or other accommodations?
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.
Will we have a rehearsal like we did in high school?
No, there is no rehearsal for either ceremony.
How early should our guests arrive?
For the College of Engineering ceremony guests will be able to enter Agganis Arena no earlier than 9:00 am.
Is it necessary to attend the main ceremony on Nickerson?
No, it is not required.
Approximately how long is the College of Engineering ceremony?
The ceremony lasts approximately two hours.