Congratulations to all of our graduates!

Graduating senior in front of Simmons University banner at Commencement

The Simmons University Commencement Ceremonies celebrate the achievements of undergraduate and graduate students who have successfully completed their degree programs. Degree candidates and their families are invited to participate in Simmons' in-person and virtual Commencement ceremonies.

May 19, 2023 - 118th Simmons University Commencement

The 118th Simmons University Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies took place on Friday, May 19, 2023 at MGM Music Hall at Fenway, located at 2 Lansdowne Ave, Boston, MA 02115.

Videos of the Commencement can be found at the links below:


Students will be able to buy clips of themselves as they crossed the stage through our partner Stageclip. This clip can be shared with friends and family virtually.


Photographs taken by GradImages at the May 19th, 2023 Commencement Ceremony are now available for purchase on their website.

Commencement Programs

Starting in 2022, Simmons adopted a more environmentally friendly approach to our Commencement programs. On the day of the Commencement ceremonies, you'll receive a short program with the order of exercises and some information about the speaker. This program will contain a link/QR code to a mobile-friendly digital listing of Simmons graduates on the Simmons website. A full PDF of the names will also be available for the Undergraduate Program and the Graduate Program.

September Virtual Commencement

The September Virtual Commencement will take place on Thursday September 21st, 2023 at 7:00pm. Students who completed their programs in May 2023, July 2023, and August 2023 will be invited to participate in the ceremony. 


Questions about Commencement may be emailed to [email protected]. If you are a student with questions about graduation eligibility, please email [email protected]

Additional Information

Programs, Names and Awards

The Simmons Commencement program has been made environmentally friendly by offering the full listing of graduate names in a digital format.

Group of Graduate Students at the 2022 Commencement

Recent Ceremonies

See recent Commencement ceremonies — both virtual and in-person — held by Simmons University.

Contact Us

Do you have questions about Commencement? Feel free to contact us!