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2022 Commencement Information

Our Next Commencement

Thursday, May 26 at 11 a.m. on the BHCC campus—our first on-campus commencement in two years! 

Attendance will be for graduating students only, no guests. The event will be livestreamed for all to enjoy.

Watch the Livestream

Commencement will be livestreamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmUxxL_gFGw

YouTube Commencement Screenshot with play button

Special Accommodations

Bunker Hill Community College graduates in need of disability-related accommodations should contact the Office for Students with Disabilities at 617-228-2327, disabilitysupport@bhcc.edu or visit the Office in Room E222.

Commencement Attendance Information

Submitting proof of the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for students to be eligible to come to the BHCC campus. For graduates who would like to attend commencement in person but have yet to submit their proof of completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement, please do so on the COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement webpage. Graduates, please be sure to complete the vaccine requirement by May 12, 2022, if you have not completed and submitted your documentation proof already. For those graduates who do not complete the vaccination requirement, they will be able to tune in and watch the event livestream.

Need to know where to go on the day of the event? Download the 2022 Graduates Procession Map.

Mask Requirement

On Wednesday, May 25, BHCC will reinstate the College indoor mask requirement for all faculty, staff, students and visitors on all campuses. For those graduating students attending Thursday’s commencement, masks must be worn when indoors but are not required outdoors during the ceremony.

Parking

Faculty, staff, and students can park in lots 1 & 2. With the ongoing construction project, parking space is very limited, and we encourage you to take public transportation if possible.

Photographs

Bunker Hill Community College requests that all Commencement attendees remain in their seats while taking photographs. The College will post official event photos following the event at bhcc.edu/ceremonyhighlights and on the College’s Facebook page. A photograph of the graduates as they cross the stage will be provided to graduates at no cost from GradImages. As a gift to you, BHCC will be paying for the purchase of one digital download for you from GradImages. Visit gradimages.com and search by your last name, school, and graduation year to view and download your photo. Graduates will also receive an email with ordering information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your photos, please contact GradImages Customer Service Department at (800) 261-2576, online at gradimages.com, or email ecc.giservice@gradimages.net

Cap & Gown Information

Graduates will receive a link to order Caps and Gowns starting the week of May 12. Graduates will have until May 16 to order, to give time to ship graduation packages to their mailing address before May 26. This excludes any packages to be shipped outside of the United States.

Commencement Speaker

Michelle Wu, the first Asian-American woman to be elected Mayor of Boston, will address the class of 2022 at Bunker Hill Community College’s 48th Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26 at 11 a.m. on the Charlestown Campus.

Read the press release.