Schedule of Events and Activities
boston college commencement weekend
Thursday, May 17
Class photo at O'Neill Plaza
Toast on Bapst Lawn
Saturday, May 19
9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Senior Commencement Ball
For more information and a full schedule of Senior Week activities visit the Senior Week Website.
Sunday, May 20
Army ROTC Commissioning
Bapst Lawn Tent
Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony
Senior Legacy Breakfast Reception
Flynn Recreation Complex
Alumni parents of the Class of 2018 and their families are invited to a continental breakfast reception prior to the Baccalaureate Mass. Invitations will be sent to Legacy families in late April 2018. Please call the Alumni Association at 617-552-4700 for additional information.
All guests should be seated by 11:45 a.m. Graduates should be attired in gown but without cap and hood. Our graduates are asked to sit with their family & friends during the celebration of the Mass. No tickets necessary.
Reception for Parents, Graduates, and Guests
In the event of severe weather, this reception will be canceled. No tickets necessary.
Carroll School of Management Awards Ceremony
Fulton Hall 511
Connell School of Nursing Senior Convocation/Pinning Ceremony
Burns Lawn Tent
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Awards Ceremony
Lynch School of Education Awards Ceremony
Bapst Lawn Tent
5:00 p.m. Graduate Nurses’ Association Commencement Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Welch Dining Facility, Lyons Hall
Monday, May 21—Commencement Day
University Commencement Exercises (main ceremony)
There is open seating, no limit to the number of guests, and no tickets necessary. This is held outdoors in Alumni Stadium. Rain or Shine.
Individual School and College Diploma Ceremonies
Diplomas are distributed to graduates at the diploma ceremonies.
Navy ROTC Commissioning
Onboard the USS Constitution, Charlestown Navy Yard
Friday, May 25 - BC Law School Commencement Day
Law School Commencement
For more information visit the BC Law Commencement website.