Boston University Commencement and BU Wheelock’s Convocation

Boston University 2023 Commencement
May 18-23, 2023

The latest information about graduation is available on the BU Commencement 2023 website.


Communication from BU Wheelock regarding Commencement and Convocation will be sent to your BU email address. If you do not access this account regularly, get more information about how to forward your BU email to a new address.

All Graduating Students

Where can I apply for graduation?

What happens after I submit a graduation application?

When will I receive my diploma?

Where do I order my cap and gown?

Where can I learn more about Latin Honors?

Is there a Class Gift?

What do I do if I am seeking licensure?

Is there anything I need to do as a doctoral student?

What if I still haven’t settled my bill by graduation?

BU Commencement

Am I eligible to participate in Commencement?

Can I get more information about BU Commencement?

When do students need to arrive and where do they go?

BU Wheelock Convocation

Where can I RSVP for BU Wheelock Convocation?

Where will the BU Wheelock Convocation take place?

I’m not graduating in May. Can I still participate in Commencement if I'm graduating in August?

Who do I contact if I, or a member of my party, will require accommodations, accessibility assistance, or transcription or ASL interpreter services to participate?


All graduation inquiries should be directed to the Data & Enrollment Management Office by calling 617-353-4235 or emailing