Woods College Graduation Process

Class of 2020 Commencement & Celebration, October 16 - 17, 2021

Boston College will be celebrating the Class of 2020 during the weekend of October 16-17. Plans for the event remain subject to change should the University “be required to adhere to restrictions placed on large gatherings,” the announcement noted.

The deadline to confirm attendance is Tuesday, September 28. Please visit the Alumni and Friends webpage for more information. 

Alumni and Friends webpage

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


Graduation Process

The University awards degrees in May, August, and December and holds a Commencement Ceremony in May each year. Students who have completed all requirements for their degree before a specific date are eligible to receive their degree at the University’s next official graduation date.  A diploma will not be dated before all work is completed.

Please don't hesitate to contact your Academic Advisor if you have any questions or concerns.

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Tamica Henri '21, Woods College Undergraduate Commencement 2021

Tamica Henri '21, Woods College Undergraduate




Learn what happens with your BC computing services as you prepare to graduate

After completing all course requirements, many changes will occur to a graduate's Boston College computing services (including email, Google account, Agora Portal, network access, Zoom, and others), the time will depend on your graduation term. 

For students graduating in May, BC services will be available until December 1st of that same year, click the button below for details.

Students Graduating in May             

For students graduating in the Summer or December, BC services will be available until April 1st of the following year, click the button below for details.

Students Graduating in the Summer or December

Need help? Call the Help Center at 617-552-HELP (4357) or send an email to help@bc.edu.