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Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Graduation will be held in the Academic Quadrangle
Rain Plan: Nelson Field House**
- 8:30 a.m. — College of Business, College of Education
- 12 p.m. — College of Science and Technology
- 3:30 p.m. — College of Liberal Arts
Tickets: There are no tickets necessary (unless the Rain Plan is utilized). Seating is on a first come first served basis and may be obtained 1 hour prior to the start of each ceremony.
Parking: Parking will be on upper or lower campus. Buses will be provided for transportation to and from the ceremony.
**If the Graduation Rain Plan is in effect, it will be announced by 5:00 am on May 9 on the BU Today website and on local TV and radio stations. Each graduate will receive guest tickets should the Rain Plan contingency become necessary.
Student Line Up
In Centennial Hall (Nelson Field House for Rain Plan) on Saturday, May 9, 2015
- 7:30 a.m. — College of Business, College of Education
- 11 a.m. — College of Science and Technology
- 2:30 p.m. — College of Liberal Arts
Graduation Verification Session
Save the Dates!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and Thursday, April 2, 2015
Any student who plans to participate in the May graduation ceremony should attend the Graduation Verification Session on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 OR Thursday, April 2, 2015 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center Lobby. Graduating students can verify their graduation information, and obtain their name card, Rain Plan tickets, and instructions for the ceremony.
Financial Aid Exit Counseling
Federal Stafford Loan recipients must complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling prior to graduation. Federal Perkins Loan (National Direct Student Loan) recipients must arrange an exit interview through the Business office, Waller Administration Building, prior to graduation. Call 570-389-4588 for more information.
No Information Release
If a student has stipulated that no information may be released concerning university records, a written release must be submitted to the Registrar's office, Student Services Center 150, to print their name in the commencement program. Additionally, students who do not wish their information to be released are excluded from post-commencement distribution of graduate lists to the media.