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The Roux Institute Commencement

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 4:00 p.m. ET

The Roux Institute Commencement

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 4:00 p.m. ET

Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland, ME 04101

The ceremony is expected to last 90 minutes.

The ceremony will be livestreamed for all who are unable to attend.

For questions about the Roux Institute Commencement, please contact [email protected].


All degree and certificate candidates who complete their program requirements at the Roux Institute between Fall 2023 through Summer 2024 are eligible to attend the Roux Institute Commencement.


Each graduate can claim up to 6 guest tickets.

Students should receive instructions to claim tickets in their Northeastern email address early February.

To go back to your guest tickets, follow these instructions:
– Log in to using your Northeastern email address.
– Click “Print/Email Tickets”. You have the option to either print each ticket or email your tickets to your guests.

Ticket FAQ

Can I register for extra tickets?

We have limited space this year but will try to accommodate these requests to the best of our ability. Each request will be considered on a case-by-case basis. First review and release of waitlist tickets will be April 19th, 2024.  Submit Request for Additional Tickets.

This form will close on May 10th, 2024 and any remaining tickets will be released at this time.

Do children and babies need tickets?

Children 2 years or younger who are able to sit on an adult’s lap for the duration of the ceremony do not need a ticket. Please note that strollers are prohibited. Children older than 2 years must have a ticket. 

Student Speaker

The search has begun for our Student Speaker for the Roux Institute 2024 Commencement Ceremony!

If you are a Portland graduate participating in the 2024 Roux Institute Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 14th and would like to be considered to speak on behalf of the graduating class to your fellow graduates and the attendees and guests, please complete this application form!

The ideal candidate should be able to reflect the common experiences and future hopes of the graduating class in an engaging ​4–6-minute speech. This Student Speaker will represent the graduating class as an example of student leadership and academic success. Any Portland student completing their degree requirements between December 2023 and September 2024, who is participating in the Roux Institute Commencement is welcome to apply.

Deadline: April 1, 2024

Congratulations and we look forward to hearing from you!

Looking for more info on preparing for your graduation ceremony?

Find out everything you need to do (including applying to graduate) in the months, weeks, and days leading up to graduation—and tips for the day itself.

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