Commencement

When

May 25, 2018

10:30 a.m.

Where

Conte Forum,
Boston College
Chestnut Hill Campus

Speaker

TBA

Make your preparations now to join us in celebrating the Class of 2018!

Guest Invitations

Our Evite system (coming in early spring) will allow you to invite your family and friends to the Commencement festivities. Printed invitations will also be available to order through the Law School bookstore.

Pronunciation of Names

Check with the Registrar's Office to ensure that your name is read properly.

Caps and Gowns

  • Order your cap and gown online through University Cap and Gown.
  • Rental cost of $39 can be paid by cash, check or credit card.
  • Distribution of regalia will occur on April 11-12, 10 am-4 pm, in the Career Services Office research library (EW 210).
  • University Cap and Gown will also be available the day of Commencement at 9:00 am at the front entrance of Conte Forum. 
  • Please return your commencement regalia after the ceremony to University Cap and Gown, located at the front entrance of Conte Forum.

Photographs

Information from Commencement Photos, Inc. is mailed to all graduates. For any questions contact:

Official Events

Class Picnic

Wednesday, May 23, 1:00-2:00 pm
Alumni House Lawn, Newton Campus
Faculty and staff welcome
Rain location: Stuart House Snack Bar

 

Commencement Eve Celebration for Family & Friends

Thursday, May 24, 4-6 pm
Law School Mone Courtyard
Reception and awards presentation
Rain location: Stuart House Snack Bar

 

Commencement Mass

Friday, May 25, 9:00 am
Parish of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Chestnut Hill Campus

 

Commencement

Friday, May 25, 10:30 am
Conte Forum, Boston College’s Chestnut Hill Campus

 

Commencement Reception

Friday, May 25, 12:30 pm
Reception to follow the ceremony at Conte Forum
Champagne, soft drinks and light refreshments will be served

LSA/Student Events

LSA Kick-off Event and Field Day

TBA

 
Pub Crawl

TBA

 

Black and White Ball

TBA

 

Red Sox Game

TBA

Hotels

A list of hotels offering discounts for BC graduation can be found here.

If you or a family member have mobility restrictions that will require assisted drop-off at the entrance to Conte Forum on Commencement morning, please contact Joan Manna via email or at (617) 552- 4344 before Wednesday, May 24.
 

Wheelchair Rental
 

Belmont Medical Supply
185 Belmont Street
Belmont, MA 02478
617-484-3888
www.belmontmedical.com

Sullivan's Medical Supply
1 Corinth Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
617-323-0304 (preferred number, leave a message) or 617-325-0013
www.sullivanspharmacy.com

Apria Healthcare
575 University Avenue
Norwood, MA 02072
800-649-2422 (Customer Service option #1)
www.apria.com

 

Commencement Mass & Commencement exercises

Chestnut Hill Campus

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Driving directions

 


Commencement Eve Celebration

Boston College Law School

885 Centre Street

Newton, Massachusetts

Driving directions
 

Bar Certification

  • Massachusetts bar certifications will be submitted electronically.
  • Out-of-state bar certifications: submit to Theresa Kachmar in Academic Services for completion, Stuart 308
  • For more information on the various state bar admission procedures, requirements, and deadlines, please visit our Career Services Website.
 

Official Start and Graduation Dates (For Bar Application)

  • Official date of Graduation: Monday, May 21, 2018 (Law School Commencement exercises will occur on May 25)
  • Last date of attendance: May 16, 2018
  • Official start date: August 22, 2015