Welcome to Boston University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics Commencement 2018. This page is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with all the information they need to know about graduation!

The Convocation for Mathematics and Statistics will be held on:

Friday, May 18th
Case Center Gymnasium
285 Babcock St

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For general inquires about the mathematics and statistics convocation, please email with subject “Commencement 2018.

Please note: no tickets are required for the department ceremony.

Complete this form by Friday May 4th, 5:00pm.

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Graduation Day Agenda

Check in at Case Gym.
• There will be a table outside the gym doors for graduate check in.
• Check-in and pick up your name card.
• All guests will enter through the guest entrance.

8:30am: Line up
• All graduates will line up in a separate room prior to the ceremony. Please line up by degree (PhD, MA, MSSP, BA). See the floor plan below, staff will be on-site to assist with line up.

8:45am: Final line up check.
• Please do not be late!

9:00am: The ceremony begins.

Post Ceremony:  Degree pick-up and reception
• In order to receive your official diploma, please pick up your diploma after the ceremony in the designated area.
• The diploma pick-up station will be open for an hour after the ceremony ends.

Math Graduation Floor Plan
(click for larger floor plan)

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You will also need to order your Cap and Gown.

Here are some cap and gown basics:
• Online ordering for purchase or rental is available through March 25th with a $10 discount and options for in-store pick up or home delivery. Online ordering after March 25 th  is available at full price, with home delivery or bookstore pick up.
• Cap and gowns can also be rented or purchased at full price at BU Barnes and Noble starting May 1st.
• Doctoral regalia is rented and must be returned by May 30th to avoid late charges.

International Students:

If you have family members who are not U.S. citizens who wish to come for Commencement weekend, please fill out the application for a letter of invitation for each guest.

The All-University Commencement Ceremony will be held on:

Sunday, May 20, 1pm on Nickerson Field
Visit BU’s commencement website for more details!

Still need help?

  • Students, click here for more resources!
  • Family and friends, need advice on accommodations, disability services, or lodging? Click here!
  • Faculty forms and resources can be found here!