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.

2022 Commemorations

  • Match Day 2022 will be celebrated in-person on Friday, March 18, 9 am, in Metcalf Hall at the George Sherman Union. More information to come.
  • The BUSM Convocation Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 3 pm, at the Track and Tennis Center. The all-university Commencement exercises on Nickerson Field are scheduled for Sunday, May 22 at 1 pm. Please access the university’s Commencement website for more information.

2021 Commemorations

  • Match Day 2021 was celebrated virtually on Friday, March 19, 2021. You can view the toast online here.
  • Please access the university‚Äôs Commencement 2021 website to view the Class of 2021’s virtual Convocation ceremony and 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 was held on August 2. A livestream recording of the entire ceremony can be viewed here.