Graduating Students

Congratulations! Here is the information you'll need to prepare for the big day. 


We have created invitations to each of the Commencement ceremonies that can be emailed to anyone you would like to invite to view the live stream. Simply save the image to your device and insert it into the body of your email.

Undergraduate Ceremony

Commencement for Masters and Certificate Students in Ifill College, CSSPP, and COCIS

Commencement for Masters and Certificate Students in CNBHS

Commencement Survey

The invitation survey to participate in Commencement will be in sent in April to Simmons email addresses for current student and to personal emails of record for those who have graduated after May 2019. Kindly RSVP by May 1st. If you have not received an invitation, please check your spam folder before contacting [email protected]


Regalia for Bachelors and Master’s degree candidates is available for sale online until May 1st. Doctoral regalia can be rented or purchased online according to the listed deadlines. Learn more.

Class Rings, Announcements and Diploma Frames

Please visit the Balfour website to place an order for class rings or graduation announcement packages. They can also be reached at 1-877-BALFOUR with any questions.

The bookstore offers a variety of frames designed to fit your Simmons diploma. Celebrate your achievement and find the frame that suits your success. Shop our collection.


Diplomas will be sent to the student's address of record in June. Learn more about diplomas and transcripts.

Live Streaming

Each ceremony will be streamed live through our Simmons University YouTube channel. The link will be provided on the Commencement landing page on the day of Commencement and can be viewed from anywhere in and outside of the city.