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Commencement at Boston College

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016

2015 Commencement

Chicago Archbishop Blase Joseph Cupich, leader of the country’s third-largest Catholic diocese and a champion for the economically and socially disenfranchised, will address the graduates at Boston College’s 139th annual Commencement Exercises on May 18.

University President William P. Leahy, S.J., will present Archbishop Cupich with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the ceremony. In addition, the University will present honorary degrees to: Sister Marie Chin, a mainstay of the Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica; Lynch School of Education alumnus Michael Motyl ’01, president of the Guadalupe Regional Middle School in Texas; executive, writer and motivational speaker Steve Pemberton ’89; and Lee Woodruff, journalist and best-selling author.

Additional information about the honorary degree recipients may be found in The Heights and from News and Public Affairs.

The 139th Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Alumni Stadium. Commencement Exercises are a two-part ceremony. The University Commencement (main ceremony) will start with a procession at 9:15 a.m. All graduates should be in assembly areas by 8:15 a.m. The academic procession into Alumni Stadium for the University Commencement will begin at 9:15 a.m. Family and guests should be seated by that time. This will be followed by individual School and College Diploma Ceremonies. All should be completed no later than 2:00 p.m.


Boston College Law School Commencement

The Law School commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 10:30 a.m., in Conte Forum on the Chestnut Hill Campus. For more information, please visit the Law School Commencement webpage

Commencement Resources

St. Ignatius

2016 Commencement Fair

Wednesday, March 30th and Thursday, March 31, 2016

More information will be available in the Fall.

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