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Commencement 2014, Old South Church

Commencement 2014, Old South Church

Photo by Sam Rosenholtz


The Boston Architectural College is looking forward to congratulating graduates at our 2015 Commencement celebration.  Please review the information below for the schedule of events.

Commencement Eve Honors and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Boston Architectural College, 320 Newbury Street, Boston
Commencement activities will begin with a special Honors and Awards Ceremony that will recognize student achievements. This event will offer refreshments in the BAC's McCormick Gallery and is an opportunity to view the impressive thesis and degree project work of our graduates. All are welcome to participate.  The Awards Ceremony in Cascieri Hall will begin at 7:00pm for awardees and their guests.  Please be aware seating is limited and is available on a first come first serve basis.


BAC Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 22, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston
The BAC Commencement 2015 ceremonies will be held at Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston. All graduates are required to arrive to the BAC at 11:00 am to receive your regalia, be a part of the 2015 graduate photo, and line up to parade down Newbury Street to Old South Church.  At 12:00pm the church doors will be opened for Graduate's invited guests to enter and be seated in the Main Sanctuary.  Once the Sanctuary is filled we will seat guests in Gordon Chapel where there will be a live streamed video for folks to view.  At 1:00pm the ceremonies will begin.  We encourage our January 2015 graduates to return in May 2015 and participate in the Commencement Ceremony to honor the achievements of all BAC graduates.
Seating for the ceremony is limited and RSVPs from Graduates are required.

Orders required no later then April 15th, 2015
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 Regalia robing in Cascieri Hall

Graduates will be emailed information on how to place their order for regalia and ticket requests during the spring semester.  Please be reminded tickets are limited (on average 4 invites per graduate).  Orders for regalia and tickets are required to be placed by April 15th, 2015.  Regalia will be handed out to the BAC Graduating students participating in the Commencement Ceremony at 11:00am in Cascieri hall Commencement Day.

BAC Commencement Diploma pickup
Friday, May 22, 2015
Boston Architectural College
Immediately following the Commencement Ceremony Please return to 320 Newbury Street, Cascieri Hall to drop of your robe and pick up your diploma no later then 4:45pm.

Parking and Transportation

Trolley service will be available on Friday, May 22nd to transport guests between Old South Church and the BAC. Metered parking is available on Newbury St. and surrounding streets. Garage parking may also be available at:

     *  Danker and Donohue Garage, 347 Newbury Street (limited spaces available)
     *  Pilgrim Parking, 50 Dalton Street
     *  Prudential Center Garage, 800 Boylston Street

There are various hotels located nearby the BAC and Old South Church in the Back Bay neighborhood. It is recommended that accommodations be reserved as soon as possible, since it is a holiday weekend and there are many events scheduled in Boston. A listing of local hotels can be found here.

Dinner Reservations
There are numerous restaurants located in the Back Bay neighborhood. If you are interested in having dinner after the Commencement Ceremony, it is recommended that you make reservations in advance. A listing of local restaurants can be found here.

For more information on BAC Commencement 2015, please contact commencement@the-bac.edu.