ENG & Convocation Commencement

College of Engineering Undergraduate Convocation
Saturday, May 19 2018 at 10:00 am
Agganis Arena
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 engineering@bu.edu.

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
Nickerson Field
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
RSVP Required.

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.


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.

No, there is no limit at College of Engineering ceremony at the Agganis Arena.

No tickets are required for the College of Engineering ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

No, there is no rehearsal for either ceremony.

For the College of Engineering ceremony guests will be able to enter Agganis Arena no earlier than 9:00 am.

No, it is not required.

The ceremony lasts approximately two hours.