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NECO Commencement 2014  

Commencement 2014 Weekend Schedule 

 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Class of 2014 Open House Buffet and Cocktails Reception
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 
New England College of Optometry
424 Beacon Street, Boston MA  

 

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Commencement Exercises
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
John Hancock Hall
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley Street, Boston MA   



Post Commencement Reception
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Back Bay Grand
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley Street, Boston MA   

 

 

 

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement for the graduating Class of 2014 will be held on Sunday, May 18th at the Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley Street, Boston. The ceremony will start at 10:00 AM and will take place in the tiered auditorium. A reception will follow in the Back Bay Grand Room after the ceremony. Please feel free to take a look at the facility by visiting the website at www.backbayeventscenter.com.

 

Schedule of Day:

8am: Graduating students arrive

9am: Photos taken

10am: Ceremony begins

12pm: Ceremony ends

12:15-1:30: Reception

 

Commencement Tickets
 

No additional requests for tickets may be made at this time. Tickets WILL be collected at the door.

 

Class of 2014 Open House Buffet and Cocktails Reception

On Saturday, May 17th an Open House Buffet and Cocktails Reception will be held for graduates and invited guests, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the College.

 

Photography

Professional photographers will be taking class group photos, along with a photograph of each graduate as he/she is hooded and presented with the diploma.  These photographs will be available online for viewing and ordering. These photographs will be available online for viewing and ordering at http://events.lifetouch.com/newenglandcollegeofoptometrybostonma.

 

Awards

Graduates and faculty receiving awards will be notified in advance and recognized at the Commencement Ceremony.

 
Parking
 
Back Bay Events Center will validate parking for the Garage at 100 Clarendon.  The validated price is $17.00.
http://www.100clarendon.com/rates_validated.html  Guests must bring their tickets with them to get validated inside the BBEC lobby.

 

Accommodations

For those in need of accommodations, we suggest you consider making reservations early, as space is limited during this time of year.  The College has arranged room blocks for guests; please call the following hotels for reservations and mention you are with the New England College of Optometry.

 

  1. Hilton Boston Back Bay

Group room blocks reserved for 5/16 & 5/17

617-236-1100 or

800-HILTONS

Must reserve by 4/15

Group Code: NEO

  1. Loews Boston Back Bay Hotel

Group room blocks reserved for 5/16, 5/17, 5/18

800-234-5117

Must reserve by 4/18

Mention group: New England College of Optometry
 

  1. The Westin Copley Place

Group room blocks reserved for 5/16, 5/17, 5/18

888-627-7216

Must reserve by 4/18

Mention group: New England College of Optometry

 

For any additional questions, please contact the Student Services Office at NECO: 617-587-5621 or email: Commencement@neco.edu.