Commencement 2017

NewSchool is pleased to recognize our graduates at the 32nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 24th at Copley Symphony Hall Saturday, June 24 9:30am.


Each student will be given 6 premiere tickets to for family and guests to attend Commencement for seating in the orchestra level of the Copley Symphony Hall. Additional tickets may be requested via email to Ashley Wagner, Student Life Manager, by Friday, May 5, 2017.

Academic honors will be awarded to students determined by the cumulative grade point average at the end of the winter 2017 quarter. Spring 2017 quarter grades will not be calculated in time to award honors recognition at the Commencement Ceremony.

Grad Fest will take place in June for students to pick up academic regalia, commencement tickets, and additional important information related to the graduation ceremony.

Review the 2017 Commencement Policies for additional information regarding the Commencement Ceremony.

All students participating in the commencement ceremony must meet the following requirements:

  1. Students must submit a Petition to Graduate Form to the Registrar’s Office by April 14, 2017.
  2. Students must purchase appropriate academic regalia* by Friday, April 28, 2017.

*Regalia must be purchased from NewSchool’s authorized vendor.


The Commencement Ceremony will begin promptly at 9:30am. Entrance to the Symphony Hall will open at 9:00am. The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes.

Parking information may be found at:

NO FOOD OR DRINK is allowed inside the Copley Symphony Hall.