Commencement

2018 Commencement: Saturday, May 12

Ceremony and Reception

Ceremony: 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

View the Full 2018 Commencement Video

Reception: 6:00 p.m.
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee's 2018 Commencement will be available to view via live stream here.
  • Each graduating student will be provided with three complimentary tickets, which will be available for pickup from the Registrar’s Office beginning the week of April 23.
  • Review the Berklee Performance Center's Bag, Food, and Beverage Policy.

Class Photo

The class of 2018 photo will be taken outside of 8 Fenway on Saturday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m. Please plan to arrive no later than 1:15 p.m. In case of rain, please meet in Studio 401 at 31 Hemenway Street.

Stage Photo

Stage photos, also called handshake photos, are photos taken at the commencement ceremony of students walking across the stage to receive their hand diploma. Learn more about ordering a stage photo.

Custom Diploma Frames

Browse and learn how to order a custom Boston Conservatory at Berklee diploma frame.

Graduation Announcements

Personalized graduation announcements are now available for ordering. Details are included in this flyer.

Transportation Detour Notice:

(notes from the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation)
As part of the project to replace the City of Boston's bridge that carries Massachusetts Avenue over Commonwealth Avenue, Massachusetts Avenue north and southbound will be closed in the vicinity of the bridge between the Commonwealth Avenue surface roadways from 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, to 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15. The Commonwealth Avenue bypasses under the bridge will also be closed to traffic. The closure is necessary to allow crews to replace the bridge. At the direction of the City of Boston, no parking will be allowed along the detour routes. Local access will be maintained to businesses and residences on Commonwealth Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue. Parking will be maintained on Massachusetts Avenue. View the detours map and the No Parking Flyer for more details. Bicyclists and pedestrians will use the Charlesgate East and Hereford Street crossings. MBTA bus service for Routes 1 and CT1 will also be detoured and may be delayed. View the details about bus stop relocations.