Phase I and II Commencement Ceremonies
Phase I Ceremony
The All-University Commencement ceremony in which all Tufts schools participate. It includes the Academic Procession, the awarding of honorary degrees, the All-University Commencement address, recognition of faculty emeriti, presentation of degree candidates by school and the granting of degrees by the Tufts University Board of Trustees. Phase I takes place on The Green, between Ballou Hall and Bendetson Hall.
Phase II Ceremony
Phase II of Commencement at Tufts consists of individual degree ceremonies and luncheons. Immediately following the Phase I All-University Commencement (Sunday, May 19), individual department and school ceremonies will take place. It is at these ceremonies that graduates’ names are announced and students are individually recognized. Phase II ceremonies for departments of the School of Engineering and School of Arts and Sciences are held in two waves: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; or 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., ceremony on The Green (between Ballou and Bendetson halls), followed by lunch on the lawn adjacent to Tisch Library.
More information: http://commencement.tufts.edu/