The degree conferral date for official Summer Graduates is the 25th of August each year.*

The degree conferral date for official Fall Graduates is the Friday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January each year.**

The degree conferral date for official Spring Graduates is the Sunday of May Spring Commencement Weekend.

January, May, and August graduates are invited to attend the Boston University Commencement ceremony held each year in May (for more detailed information please visit the University’s Commencement website):

Upcoming Commencement Weekends
May 18 – 21, 2023
May 16 – 19, 2024

Past Commencement Weekends
May 19 – 22, 2022
May 13 – 16, 2021
May 14 – 17, 2020
May 16 – 19, 2019

*The degree conferral date for official Summer Graduates prior to 2022 was the 25th of September each year.

**The degree conferral date for official Fall Graduates prior to 2023 was the 25th of January each year.