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New England College of Optometry will celebrate its 122nd commencement ceremony to honor the Class of 2016 on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Back Bay Events Center.

Commencement activities will occur throughout the weekend for the Class of 2016 and their invited guests.  Members of the class of 1956 and 1966 will be honored, as well as recipients of honorary degrees and the Presidential Medal.  

Commencement 2016 Weekend Schedule 

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Class of 2016 Open House Buffet and Cocktails Reception
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 
New England College of Optometry
424 Beacon Street, Boston MA  

Buffet and reception will be held at the College for graduates and their invited guests.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Commencement Exercises
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM   (End time approximate) 
John Hancock Hall
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley Street, Boston MA   

Post-Commencement Reception
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Back Bay Grand (Downstairs)
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley Street, Boston MA

Commencement Day Schedule

8:00 am: Graduating students arrive (check-in downstairs)
9:00 am: Photos of graduates taken in Back Bay Grand (downstairs)
10:00 am: Ceremony begins
12:00 pm: Ceremony ends (approximately)
12:00-1:30: Reception