April 2016

Commencement 2016

We are all looking forward to celebrating the Class of 2016 on Sunday, May 8 at the Agganis Arena at Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston. We’ll be offstage giving diplomas to students. We hope to see you there!

Ensure your name is spelled correctly on your diploma. Log onto eCommon and select the Student Services tab, look for the Commencement menu, and choose Check Your Diploma Name.

If you have any questions about the ceremony or preparation for it, please visit theCommencement website.

Course Evaluations and Grade Availability

Spring 2016 grades will be viewable on eCommon May 2. Students must complete all course evaluations in order to view final grades. If you have not done so, you will be prompted to complete the evaluations prior to accessing your final grades.

Incomplete Grade Changes

Did you get an incomplete grade in Fall 2015? Don’t miss the deadline to get it changed!

Instructors must submit a completed Grade Change Form to the Registrar’s Office by May 1.

Incomplete grades from Fall 2015 will change to Incomplete/Failure grades on May 2.

Dates to Remember

May 1 Fall 2015 incomplete grade changes due
May 2 Spring 2016 final grades viewable
May 4–20 May Intersession
May 8 Commencement
May 20 Summer Directed Study contracts due
May 23 Summer courses begin

Summer Course Pre-Approvals

Taking a course outside of Emerson this summer? Be sure to submit it for pre-approval via eCommon.

Having a course pre-approved is the only way to guarantee that it will transfer back into Emerson, and is the only way to be sure that it will fulfill a specific requirement.

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