Class of 2020 Commencement Weekend:  October 16 - 17, 2021

We can’t wait to welcome you back to the Heights for a weekend that will both celebrate and commemorate your graduation from Boston College!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 16: 

  • 3:30pm: Class of 2020 Pre-Game Tailgate, Lower Campus Lawn Tent.  Please note that there is no outside alcohol allowed in the tailgate.  Beer and wine will be available for cash purchase only.  
  • 7:00pm: Pre-game tailgate will end. Guests will be asked to enter the stadium promptly at 7:00pm.  
  • 7:30pm:  BC vs. NC State Football game, Alumni Stadium 

Sunday, October 17: 

  • 9:00 a.m Conte Forum doors open 
  • 10:00 a.m. Baccalaureate Mass, Conte Forum 
  • 11:00 a.m. Main Commencement Ceremony, Conte Forum

Immediately following the main commencement ceremony: 

  • Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences School Ceremony, Main Arena, Conte Forum 
  • Carroll School of Management School Ceremony, Lower Campus LawnTent 
  • Connell School of Nursing School Ceremony, Connell Recreation Center 
  • Lynch School of Education & Human Development School Ceremony, Power Gym, Conte Forum
  • Woods College of Advancing Studies Degree Ceremony, Shea Room, 3rd floor, Conte Forum 

Immediately following the individual school ceremonies: 

  • Celebratory Toast and Light Lunch on the Plaza at O'Neill
  • In the event of inclement weather, details will be announced at individual school ceremonies.  

Please note that individual school ceremonies will be live streamed.  Links will be available soon.

Caps and Gowns may be picked up at the McElroy Bookstore during business hours Wednesday, October 13- Saturday, October 16

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Address Booking Information Rate
Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA Please call 877-901-2079 or visit this link to book your room by October 1. $259
Boston Park Plaza 50 Park Plaza Boston, MA Please call 617-379-7129 or visit this link to book your room by September 15. $229 - $269
Courtyard by Marriott Boston Brookline 40 Webster Street Brookline, MA Please visit this link to book your room. $199
Hilton Garden Inn Boston Brookline 700 Brookline Avenue Brookline, MA Please visit this link to book your room by September 15. $229
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Brookline - Longwood Medical 111 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA Please call 617-232-1487 and reference the Boston College Alumni room block to book your room by September 29. $249
The Newbury Boston 1 Newbury Street Boston, MA Please call 617-536-5700 and reference the Boston College Room Block or visit this link to book your room by September 15. $499
The Westin Copley Place 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA Please call 617-262-9600 and reference the Boston College Room Block or visit this link to book your room by September 15. $279
The Westin Waltham Boston 70 Third Avenue Waltham, MA Please visit this link to book your room by October 1. $179
Yotel Boston Seaport Hotel 65 Seaport Blvd Boston, MA Please call 617-377-4747 or visit this link to book your room by September 15. $169
Four Seasons Boston 200 Boylston Street Boston, MA Please call 617-338-4400 and reference the Boston College Alumni room block or visit https://www.fourseasons.com/boston, enter the dates and use '211015BCL' in the Promo Code section to book your room by September 15. $495

More hotel room blocks will be available in the coming weeks.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact classes@bc.edu.