ENG & Convocation Commencement

College of Engineering Undergraduate Convocation
Saturday, May 19 2018 at 10:00 am
Agganis Arena
925 Commonwealth Avenue

Graduates must arrive at the Black Box Theater entrance to Agganis Arena between 9:00am and 9:15am.

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 L128.

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

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

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.

No, there is no limit at College of Engineering Ceremony at the Agganis Arena. 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/eng5/graduation/ugrad/ to complete the form noting this information by a date to be determined.

No tickets are required for either 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 main ceremony, it is recommended that guests arrive by 12:00 pm. For the College of Engineering ceremony, 9:00 am.

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

No, it is not required but strongly encouraged.

The ceremony lasts approximately an hour and 45 minutes.