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Commencement 2017

Northeastern held its 115th commencement on May 5. Here’s everything you need to know—from profiles on the graduates and honorary degree recipients to ceremony information, how to engage on social media and what you may have missed. Check back often for the latest stories, photos, and videos from the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.

2017 Commencement Highlights

President Aoun banters with Frasier the Human Support Robot during his 2017 commencement address at Northeastern University.


2017 Commencement in Photos

In the news

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Meet the Speakers

Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal, co-founders and co-CEOs of the innovative lifestyle brand Warby Parker, will deliver Northeastern’s commencement address for the afternoon graduate ceremony on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Matthews Arena in Boston.

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Pankhuri Singhal, S’17, a senior and behavioral neuroscience major, will deliver Northeastern's student commencement address on Friday, May 5, at TD Garden in Boston.

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Meet the Graduates

Additional Coverage

Campus Prepares for Commencement

The Year in Photos