Save the Date

The class of 2019 will receive their degrees during the School of Law’s commencement ceremony in Matthews Arena on Thursday, May 23.

Students:  Please visit the ASA Commencement website for all commencement related information, including graduation requirements, concentration declaration information, the ceremony and reception details, information on purchasing your tam and much more. Check back often for new and updated information.


Commencement Speaker

Judy Perry Martinez
President-Elect, American Bar Association

Judy Perry Martinez, president-elect of the American Bar Association, will deliver  Northeastern University School of Law’s commencement address on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Martinez is of counsel at Simon, Peragrine, Smith & Redfearn in New Orleans. She previously served at the firm from 1982 to 2003 as a partner, member of the governing committee and commercial litigator. In 2003, she joined Northrop Grumman Corporation, where she served as assistant general counsel-litigation, managing litigation for the western half of the country before becoming vice president and chief compliance officer in 2011. She retired from Northrop Grumman in 2015 to become a fellow at the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, where she spent a year in residence.


Use the hashtag #NUSL2019 and join the commencement conversation.


For those family members and friends who are unable to attend #NUSL2019, the School of Law is pleased to offer a live video stream of the ceremony beginning on this page and via Facebook Live at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The vide