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Engineering Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony

Graduate students applaud during 2018 Engineering Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony.

Tufts School of Engineering invites Engineering graduate students who are graduating this year and their friends and families to attend the Engineering Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Gantcher Center. All graduating School of Engineering graduate students will be individually recognized and Ph.D. candidates will be hooded.

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 
Time: 9:00 a.m., with reception to follow
Location: Gantcher Center, 161 College Avenue, Medford, MA

Line-up information:

Students should plan to line up in Gantcher no later than 8:15 a.m. Students will be seated in the front rows by degree (PhD, MS, MSEM, MSIM). Guests should be seated by 8:50 a.m.; the ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.


Free parking will be available in all university parking areas on a first-come, first-served basis. The most convenient parking area will be the Cousens Lot. Be aware that parking is limited. For more information, please see the Medford-Somerville Parking Map.

Academic regalia:

You must have an academic robe, available for purchase at the University Bookstore, to participate in this formal ceremony.

Watch the SOE Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony live online:

If you or someone you know are unable to attend the ceremony, attend virtually! Join us from around the world on Saturday, May 16, at 9 a.m., as we celebrate the achievements of our graduating master’s and PhD students. A livestream link will be available soon.