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Commencement
Friday, May 17, 2019

Boch Center, Wang Theatre

Commencement 2019

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.; doors open at 10:15 a.m.
Place: Boch Center (formerly Citi Performing Arts Center), Wang Theatre
 

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

Graduation Information Form

Please complete this required Graduation Information Form. The deadline for completion is Friday, February 8, 2019.

This form 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

Please complete this required University Cap and Gown registration form. The deadline for registering is Friday, April 12, 2019.

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. 

Commencement Invitations and Envelopes

You'll find information about Commencement invitations and envelopes here, including details about distribution.

Senior Class Reception: Monday, May 13, 2019

Members of the Class of 2019 are invited to attend the Senior Class Reception at the Four Seasons Hotel, hosted by the Board of Trustees, to celebrate their upcoming graduation. Watch your e-mail for invitations with details and RSVP information.

Commencement Instructions

Instructions for Commencement day describe what you need to do and where 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.

Assistance for Guests with Physical Challenges

If your guests require special assistance, please contact Paula LaMonica at plamonica@nesl.edu or 617-422-7221 as soon as possible but no later than Friday, May 3. 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.