The College of Professional Studies is pleased to announce that commencement ceremonies for 2024 will be held on Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday, May 9th in Matthews Arena on the Boston Campus.
More details are coming soon, including how to apply to graduate, where to be and what time to be there – keep an eye on your email and check back for updates.
For CPS students graduating at any of our Global Network Campuses, you will participate in your local graduation.
We look forward to celebrating with our graduates!
View Past Ceremonies
May 2023 Bachelor’s and Master’s Ceremony
The College of Professional Studies Bachelor’s and Master’s Graduation Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 p.m. ET at Matthews Arena, 238-262 St. Botolph Street, Boston, MA 02115.
May 2023 Doctoral Hooding and Graduation Ceremony
The CPS Doctoral Hooding Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA.
May 2022 Bachelor’s and Master’s Ceremony
The CPS Bachelor’s and Master’s Graduation Ceremony was held on Friday, May 20, 2022, at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA.
May 2022 Doctoral Hooding and Graduation Ceremony
The CPS Doctoral Hooding Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA.
2022 Graduation and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony photos by Heratch Ekmekijan
2022 Pre-Graduation Celebration photos by Denise Reid
May 2021 Ceremony
The celebration at Fenway Park included messages from Interim Dean Mary Ludden and more.
September 2021 Ceremonies
November 2021 Ceremony
May 2020 Virtual Celebrations
The virtual celebration included messages from Dean Mary Loeffelholz and other faculty members, recognition of students, and more. These virtual recognition ceremonies were not a replacement for in-person ceremonies at a future date. These virtual ceremonies were an opportunity for the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies community to acknowledge graduates’ achievements sooner.
- Doctoral Recognition Ceremony (If you do not have access to YouTube, view the virtual ceremony here)
- View individual student slides
September 2020 Virtual Celebration
The 2020 Summer Virtual Recognition celebration included messages from Dean Mary Loeffelholz, a student speaker, a guest speaker, faculty, and a recognition slide for each graduate.