March 2014

Dear Graduates,

You will be receiving additional information about picking up commencement materials including invitations, tickets and regalia information at the beginning of April. Materials will be available the week of April 28 - May 2, 2014. You may order your regalia online at through March 22nd. After that date, you may pick up your regalia at the bookstore the week you pick up your commencement materials.

Guaranteed Tickets

Each graduate may receive up to five (5) guest tickets. Graduating students participating in the commencement ceremony do not need a ticket to attend. Children under the age of three also do not need a ticket.

Additional Tickets

In the very unlikely event that additional tickets are available for your ceremony, you will be notified through your Suffolk email and instructed on the process for requesting and possibly obtaining one extra ticket. However, please be aware that it is extremely unlikely that additional guest tickets will be available for these ceremonies.

Additional Information

The commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students in the Sawyer Business School will be held on Sunday, May 18th, 2014 at 9:30 am (Gates open at 8:30 am). The commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences will be held on Sunday, May 18th, at 2:30 pm (Gates open at 1:30 pm). Both ceremonies will be held at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (formerly known as the Bank of America Pavilion), 290 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210. The commencement website,, will be your source for ongoing information, or you can contact the Office of Student Affairs at 617-573-8239 and email


Nancy C. Stoll
Dean of Students