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Commencement
Friday, May 23, 2014

Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Theatre

Commencement 2014

Date: Friday, May 23, 2014
Time: 11 a.m., doors open at 10:15 a.m.
Place: Citi Performing Arts Center, Wang Theatre

Welcome to our Commencement web pages. We have included information to help you prepare for your law school graduation. This page will be updated as further details are available.

Cap and Gown Orders

Information is posted here regarding cap and gown orders. You have already been sent an e-mail alerting you to the availability of the registration site for regalia. Academic regalia is required for participation in the Commencement ceremony. All orders are done online, and regalia is picked up at the law school on the dates indicated on the registration website. The deadline for ordering is April 4.

Commencement Invitations and Envelopes

Check here for information about Commencement invitations and envelopes, including details about distribution.

Senior Class Reception–Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Members of the Class of 2014 are invited to attend the Senior Class Reception to celebrate their upcoming graduation. The deadline to respond is Friday, May 2.

Commencement Instructions

Instructions for Commencement day describe what you need to do and when you are expected to be at each location that day.

Photography and Video

The law school contracts with several photographers and a videographer to offer you professional coverage of your graduation day. Information is included here.

2014 Commencement Magazine/Publicity Announcements

The law school publishes a magazine that features photos and profiles of members of the graduating class, along with photos of Commencement day and the Senior Class Reception. We will also send announcements to your local newspapers or alumni magazines. Forms are available here to provide information for either or both of these.

Assistance for Guests with Physical Challenges

If your guests require special assistance, please contact Paula LaMonica at plamonica@nesl.edu or 617-422-7221 as soon as possible but no later than Friday, May 9. Guests with physical challenges may enter the theater at 10 a.m., 15 minutes before the doors officially open. Sign language interpreters will be available by request only.

Discounted Guest Room Rates, Parking, and Travel Directions

The law school has negotiated special guest room rates at a few area hotels. Questions and reservation requests should be directed to the individual hotels.

Driving and public transportation directions are available, along with a map of our neighborhood and parking information.

Additional Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the Office of the Dean at plamonica@nesl.edu or 617-422-7221.