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After Graduation

Boston College Commencement

Drop Off Locations for Cap and Gown Return

The rental outfit must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21. There will be a charge of $35.00 for caps and gowns returned incomplete or without the appropriate receipt.

Representatives of University Cap and Gown will be collecting rented academic regalia at the main entrances of the following locations:

  • McElroy Commons-Beacon Street Entrance
  • The Hillside Shop in Maloney Hall
  • Cadigan Alumni Center on the Brighton Campus

Returns after 5:00 p.m. on Commencement Day must be made at the bookstore in McElroy Commons.

Residence Hall Closings

Residence halls close at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018. Make sure you are packed and ready to go. Drop off dormitory key if you have not done so.

Career Center

Career Center - Counseling services that were available to you as a student are now available to graduates of the past five years. Meet with a career advisor, take a career assessment, have your resume critiqued and obtain assistance on a job search. We're open all summer!

Computer Services

Learn what happens to your email and other computing services when you leave Boston College. Also learn what you need to uninstall from your computer when you leave BC.

Alumni Association

The Boston College Alumni Association is located in the Cadigan Alumni Center on the Brighton Campus, 2121 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135. You may reach them by phone at 800-669-8430 or 617-552-4700 or at

A message to the Class of 2018
When you graduate from Boston College, you may leave the Heights behind, but you will be joining over 179,000 Boston College alumni worldwide! As a member of the Boston College Class of 2018, you are entitled to a whole range of opportunities, services, and activities. For programs, services, chapter information, visit the Alumni Association website at