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Baccalaureate honors and celebrates the undergraduate Class of 2018 and welcomes seniors into the ranks of educated men and women. During the ceremony, students, faculty and staff come together to share their advice, experiences and memories of their time at Bentley. Scripture readings, reflections and songs are also shared as the community celebrates the achievements of the class of 2018.  Families and friends are welcome to attend, along with all members of the Bentley community.  

Ceremony Details

The ceremony will take place Friday, May 18, 2018 from 4:00-5:15 p.m. under the Commencement tent. Below are additional details:

Recommended Arrival: Baccalaureate beings promptly at 4:00 p.m. We suggest that you arrive on campus no later than 3:30 p.m.

Parking: Parking will be in available on the main campus. There will be posted signs that will illustrate how to get to the ceremony from the parking lots. A shuttle service will provide rides to and from the parking lots and Commencement tent. It takes approximately 10 minutes to walk from the parking lots on main campus to the Commencement tent.

Tickets: There are no tickets required.

Seating Arrangements: Seating is first-come, first-served, and there is plenty of seating available for families and guests. It is recommended to be seated by 3:45 p.m.

Special Assistance: Please note an ASL interpreter will be available for those with hearing impairments. If you require this service or any special seating accommodations, please fill out this form.

For additional questions, please contact The Commencement Office at 781-891-2400 or