Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to your questions about Commencement 2022.
Will the ceremonies be COVID-19 safe?
Yes. As with every aspect of our campus reopening and throughout our academic year, our utmost priority is the health and safety of our community—including the family and friends participating in person. Our events will comply with Massachusetts state guidelines.
Visitors must remain away from campus if they feel sick, have tested positive, or believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
Are there COVID-19 testing requirements for attending graduates? What about their guests?
Northeastern University Celebrations and Ceremonies: At this time there are no testing requirements for graduates or there guests, please read more about these guidelines HERE.
Fenway Park Ceremonies: At this time there are no testing requirements for graduates or their guests. You can review the City of Boston COVID guidelines for more information HERE. Fenway’s safety measures are linked HERE.
At any time, Massachusetts and Boston’s COVID guidelines may be subject to change.
Where can I find current COVID-19 regulations impacting domestic air travel into Massachusetts?
Please see the travel advisory for Massachusetts.
Where can I find current COVID-19 regulations impacting international air travel?
Visit this site to learn about regulations for entry into the U.S.
Which vaccines are approved to attend the ceremonies?
For proof of vaccination, it must be a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use or licensed for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization.
- What are the COVID-19 protocols for network campuses?