Congratulations to the Class of '23!
The Curry College Commencement ceremony will return to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts on May 21, 2023. The schedule of weekend events, including those taking place at our Milton Campus, along with resources for students and families, will be updated below throughout the Spring 2023 semester. In the meantime, please feel free to book a local hotel room (or a block of rooms)* in anticipation of the festivities.
Watch: Commencement 2023 at the Xfinity Center
Watch: School of Nursing Pinning and Recognition Ceremony
Saturday Schedule (5/20/23)
School of Nursing Pinning and Recognition Ceremony
Student Center, Katz Gymnasium
If you have specific questions or need additional accommodations beyond designated seating, please contact the School of Nursing at email@example.com Requests for additional accommodations should be submitted by Friday, May 5, 2023.
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Graduates, their families, and members of the community are invited to attend a reception to honor our graduates. Please join fellow classmates, friends, and family to reminisce and celebrate while sampling different foods stationed throughout the building. A ceremonial cake-cutting recognizing the graduates of the Class of 2023 will also be held.
Sunday Schedule - Commencement (5/21/23)
885 S. Main St.
Graduates check-in at Xfinity Center
Ceremony begins (promptly)
Ceremony ends (approximately)
Commencement Rehearsal (Virtual)
Watch: Class of 2023 Commencement Rehearsal
In order to assist the administrators who are tasked with reading the names of graduates as they walk across the stage, graduating students are asked to call the Commencement Hotline to record the pronunciation of their name as it will appear on their diploma. Graduates may call 617-391-5253.
Commencement Tickets and Seating
Graduating students will be eligible to order up to 18 total seats - 8 pavilion seats and 10 open air seats - for the Sunday ceremony at Xfinity Center.
Commencement 2023 Ticket Reservation Information
Guests will need to bring print outs or have the appropriate QR code on their smart phone in order to be admitted to the Xfinity Center. Please note that ticket codes are unique and cannot be duplicated. Graduates may order tickets through Thursday, May 18.
All covered pavilion seating will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We strongly suggest that you arrive prior to 9:00 a.m. Any additional guests are more than welcome to join us in the lawn seating area to watch the ceremony live on large venue screens.
Xfinity Center Seating Map
To maintain the pomp and circumstance of Commencement, children in attendance will be expected to remain in their seats for the duration of the ceremony.
*Dogs, balloons, and alcohol are not permitted at the Xfinity Center.
If you have specific questions or need additional accommodations beyond designated seating, please contact the Office of Disability Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for additional accommodations should be submitted by Friday, May 5, 2023.
Arrival Time for Sunday Commencement
Graduating students are expected to arrive at the Xfinity Center no later than 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2023 for formations of the procession.
Rain or shine, students should gather at the tents in the south portion of the Xfinity Center, where they will receive instructions regarding the line formation. Curry College Bookstore representatives will have a table in the tent area and will be available to provide assistance for any students experiencing difficulty (size, etc.) with their caps and gowns.
Families and guests are strongly encouraged to arrive prior to 9:00 a.m. to allow plenty of time for seating before the procession begins. The procession of graduates begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. Gate will open at 8:30 a.m.
Cap & Gown Information
Visit the Curry College Bookstore beginning Monday, April 24 thru Friday May 12, 2023 to purchase your cap & gown.
Curry graduates wear black caps, gowns, and tassels, as well as a colored hood, which indicates the degree earned.
How-to Video: Wearing Your Regalia Hood
Cap, Gown, Tassel & Hood
Cap, Gown, Tassel & Hood
Souvenir Tassel: $5
2023 Purple & White (not worn at graduation)
Questions on cap & gown purchasing?
Please contact the bookstore at 617-333-2322 or email@example.com.
Events for Graduating Seniors
Senior Class Toast
Thursday, May 4, 2023
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Keith Alumni House
Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Advancement
Final Senior Farewell
Friday, May 19, 2023
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Student Center and Westhaver Park
Sponsored by the Student Activities Office