Congratulations to all of our graduates! 

Graduating senior in front of Simmons University banner at Commencement

Friday, May 20, 2022

Simmons' 117th May Commencement Exercises were held on May 19-20, 2022 in separate ceremonies:

The ceremonies took place at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston's Seaport district. Learn more about our Commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients.

Commencement Photos

GradImages will be reaching out to students who attended Commencement about how to order Commencement photographs.


Diplomas are available in the Registrar's Office until June 3. After June 3, diplomas will be sent to student's address of record in Workday. Please make sure your address is correct.


Starting this year, we made the Simmons Commencement program environmentally friendly by offering the full listing of graduate names in a digital format, as well as printable PDFs and commemorative printed copies.

Student at Commencement

Undergraduate Ceremony

Our Undergraduate Ceremony took place at 9:00 a.m. on May 20, 2022.

Graduate students at commencement

Graduate Ceremonies

Our Graduate Ceremonies were held on Friday, May 20, 2022 in two separate ceremonies.  Doctoral Hooding and Nurse Pinning Ceremonies took place on Thursday, May 19.

Additional Information

Students in their doctoral hoods


Regalia for all degrees can be ordered online through Friday, April 29.

Students at Commencement

Commencement Venue

Simmons Commencement will be held at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport district.

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!