Milestone Events and Programs

The Student Affairs Office (SAO) organizes many of the milestone events unique to medical students. Among them are the White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, Commencement, Award Ceremonies, and Orientations. In addition to these traditional rites of passages, SAO also hosts recurring programs to foster student well-being, friendships, career development and community engagement.


  • Match Day 2021 was celebrated virtually on Friday, March 19, 2021. You can view the toast online here.
  • BUSM will have its own webpage within the university‚Äôs Commencement 2021 website, home to our virtual Convocation ceremony and the Class of 2021 graduation slides.
  • The Fourth-Year Medical Student Awards recipients and congratulatory messages can be found here. The program can be found here.
  • The 2021 White Coat Ceremony will be held on Talbot Green on Monday, August 2 from 11 am – noon, followed by a reception from 12 – 1 pm. Incoming students will be emailed all pertinent details in advance of the ceremony. You can tune in via livestream!