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Commencement at Boston College

monday, may 19, 2014

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2014 Commencement

The 138th Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014, 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 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., in Conte Forum on the Chestnut Hill Campus. For more information, please visit the Law School Commencement webpage.

Commencement Smartphone Mobile Website

Visitors to Boston College for Commencement 2014 will be able to get all the information they need in the palm of their hands! With the Commencement Mobile Website, available for free at, guests can review the schedule of events, locate on-campus dining options, read speaker bios, consult interactive campus maps, and find information quickly and easily. In addition, any late-breaking information on ceremony locations or severe weather updates will be available to our guests through this handy app. The Commencement Mobile Website runs on both Apple and Android smart phones and tablets.

Users will NOT have to go to iTunes or the Android Marketplace to download it, simply visit from your mobile device. It is important to have this app downloaded prior to Commencement Day.



Preparing for Graduation  Students can refer to these helpful webpage which provides information regarding hotels, graduation clearance, exit interviews, E-invitations and announcements, cap and gown rentals, photos and yearbooks, Senior Week, moving out of your dorm, and more.

Schedule of Events and Activities  The Commencement Weekend Schedule of Events and Activities will be held from Friday, May 16, to Monday, May 19.

Graduation Day Information  The Graduation Day Information webpage will give you information regarding the day of Commencement, including arrival, assembly and procession, seating plan, program, honors and awards, diploma ceremonies, and more.

Transportation, Parking, and Maps  The Transportation webpage provides directions to campus, shuttle buses routes and stops, and information about the airport shuttle, public transportation, handicapped services.

Visitor's Resources  The Visitors' Resources webpage provides information about medical services on campus, rest rooms locations, lost and found, dining options on campus, concessions, and flowers vendor locations.

FAQs, Phone Numbers, and Links

After Graduation