Undergraduate 2021 Commencement

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Location: Fenway Park
Eligible students: Undergraduate Level; December 2020, May 2021, August 2021

General Information

As referenced in the Provost’s message, this year’s undergraduate Commencement will be held at Fenway Park on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The time of your ceremony, guest allowance information, and additional details are still being finalized and will be shared with you when they are confirmed.


  1. DEADLINE, SUNDAY, MARCH 21: You must update your RSVP in the Graduation Application, regardless of whether you will attend the ceremony or not:
    • Log onto the Student Hub: me.northeastern.edu (for the best experience on the Hub please use the recommended browsers, Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Safari is not a supported browser).
    • Click the “Resources” link and scroll to the Graduation Information section.
    • Click “View Application to Graduate”.
    • Scroll to Ceremony > Attend Ceremony: click Yes or No.
    • Leave gown size as “None” – you will order cap and gown through a separate link below.
    • Click “update address, gown size or ceremony intention”.
    • Once you click the button it will update, no further action is required, you can close the screen.
  2. CAP AND GOWN- ORDER TODAY: Order your cap and gown by clicking here. Processing and shipping typically take 3 weeks minimum, with additional time needed for international addresses. As unexpected delays may occur and timely deliver is not guaranteed, we strongly recommend you order today.
  3. DEADLINE, MONDAY, APRIL 5: If you would like to be considered as the commencement student speaker on Saturday, May 8, complete the application form here and submit it according to the instructions noted.

Other Information:

Diplomas: Diplomas for all graduating students will be mailed rather than distributed.