Commencement & Convocation

BU Wheelock Convocation, May 18, 2024

Boston University Commencement, May 16–19, 2024



Tuesday, May 14 

BU Wheelock Class of 2024 Graduate Student Celebration
3:305:30 pm

Dahod Family Alumni Center at the Castle
225 Bay State Road, Boston
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    Saturday, May 18 

    BU Wheelock Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
    1011 am

    BU Fuller Building
    808 Commonwealth Ave. (808 Gallery)
    Brookline, MA
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    Light reception to follow

    BU Wheelock Undergraduate Convocation Brunch
    10:30 am12 pm

    Metcalf Trustee Center
    1 Silber Way, 9th Floor, Boston
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    Celebratory brunch for graduating undergraduate students and families. Program includes Dean’s remarks, student speaker, and awards. 

    BU Wheelock 2024 Convocation
    35 pm (students should arrive at 2:15 pm)

    Walter Brown Arena
    285 Babcock Street, Boston
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    Celebrate BU Wheelock’s 2024 graduates (including all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral candidates). There will be ASL interpretation and closed captioning at the in-person ceremony. An option to view a livestream of Convocation will also be available.

    Sunday, May 19 

    All-University Commencement
    1 pm

    Nickerson Field
    285 Babcock Street, Boston
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    The All-University Commencement will include speeches from BU’s President ad interim Kenneth Freeman, the Commencement speaker, and the student speaker. It will also include as presentations to honorary degree recipients and Metcalf Award winners and the conferring of degrees to graduates. The Class of 2024 graduates will be seated with their school/college and recognized as a group. There will be ASL interpretation and closed captioning at the in-person ceremony. Those unable to attend in person can watch a livestream (with CART transcription) on this website.

    More Information

    For more information about University commencement activities, visit Boston University Commencement.

    If you are a current BU Wheelock student who is graduating this year, visit Commencement Info for Students.