Frequently Asked Questions About Commencement
What is the Baccalaureate Service at Marsh Chapel at 11:00 a.m. on commencement day?
Is it necessary to attend the main ceremony on Nickerson?
Do I need tickets to attend the BU Law Commencement ceremony?
Does my family need wristbands to attend?
Will there be a virtual watch party or other gathering for current students?
How long is the BU Law Commencement ceremony?
How early should guests arrive?
How should guests with disabilities enter the arena?
Do I need a cap and gown to participate in the commencement exercises?
Can I cover the crosses on my robe?
How do I put on my robe and hood?
Is there a dress code for the ceremony?
How hard will it be to find parking?
How can I get photos that were taken of me receiving my diploma?
When do I get my diploma?
How does the line-up work?
What is the procession order?
Do we have cords for academic distinction? When will we find out if we get one, and where do we get them?
What is the layout of the arena for Commencement?
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