Congratulations Graduations

MD, PhD Graduates Encouraged to ‘Lean In’

GMS Master’s Graduates Urged to Expect the Unexpected

Commencement Exercises – Spring 2021

This spring’s commencement exercises will look different compared to previous years, but GMS is determined to celebrate each of you and your accomplishments in a new and safe way. Per the University’s guidance, our pre-recorded MD/PhD Convocation Ceremony and pre-recorded Master’s Convocation Ceremony will be released on May 15th, at 2:00PM EST at

New Commencement Zoom and TikTok backgrounds are now available, too.

In addition to the pre-recorded GMS-specific ceremonies, BU is holding two in-person All-University Commencement Ceremonies on May 16th at Nickerson Field —one ceremony at 9:30AM specifically dedicated to our graduate students, and a second ceremony at 2:00PM for our undergraduate students. Students must register to participate. See below for more information.

Finally,  individual programs may choose to hold virtual celebrations. Please confirm with your program contact if one will be taking place. See below for more information.