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Friday, May 20, 2016

Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Theatre

Commencement 2016

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 11 a.m., doors open at 10:15 a.m.
Place: Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Theatre

Welcome to our Commencement web pages. We have included information to help you prepare for your law school graduation.

Graduation Information Form

Please complete the required Graduation Information FormThis form is due by February 5, 2016, and provides the school with information on how your name will appear on your diploma, whether you plan to attend Commencement, and how we can reach you after graduation.

Cap and Gown Orders

Caps and gowns can be ordered here.  Academic regalia is required for participation in the Commencement ceremony. All orders are done online, and regalia is picked up at the law school on the dates indicated on the website. The deadline for ordering is April 15.

Commencement Invitations and Envelopes

Check here for information about Commencement invitations and envelopes, including details about distribution.

Senior Class Reception–Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Members of the Class of 2016 are invited to attend the Senior Class Reception at the Four Seasons Hotel, hosted by the Board of Trustees, to celebrate their upcoming graduation. E-mail invitations with RSVP information have been sent.

Commencement Instructions

Instructions for Commencement day describe what you need to do and when you are expected to be at various times that day.

Photography and Video

The law school contracts with several photographers and a videographer to offer you professional coverage of your graduation day. Information is included here.

2016 Commencement Magazine

The law school publishes a magazine that features photos and profiles of members of the graduating class, along with photos of Commencement day and the Senior Class Reception.  A form is available here to provide information for the magazine. The 2015 Commencement Magazine is located here.

Assistance for Guests with Physical Challenges

If your guests require special assistance, please contact Paula LaMonica at or 617-422-7221 as soon as possible but no later than Friday, May 6. Guests with physical challenges may enter the theater at 10 a.m., 15 minutes before the doors officially open. Sign language interpreters will be provided by request only.

Discounted Guest Room Rates, Parking, and Travel Directions

The law school has negotiated special guest room rates at several area hotels. Questions and reservation requests should be directed to the individual hotels. 

Driving and public transportation directions are available, along with a map of our neighborhood and parking information.

Additional Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the Office of the Dean at 617-422-7221.