Commencement 2016

  • Please note that ticket allocation for ceremonies are based upon the number of students expected to participate in the ceremony, and the capacity of the venue. Your graduation from Northeastern University is a major milestone in your life. We wish that we could issue an unlimited amount of tickets for your loved ones, however, we must accommodate an equal number of guest tickets for all of our students.


  • January degrees have been awarded. Diplomas are planned to be mailed by February 8, 2016 providing all academic and financial obligations have been met
  • The Graduation Application is now open for all 2016 degree candidates
  • Please review the Terms Completion document to verify your graduation date

2016 Ceremony Dates

Doctor of Philosophy Hooding & Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Undergraduate Day
Friday, May 6, 2016

Graduate - Masters and Professional Doctorate Level
Friday, May 6, 2016

College of Professional Studies
Friday, May 13, 2016

School of Law
Friday, May 27, 2016