Lineup (students report here)
Little Building
80 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116

Shubert Theatre
265 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116

Graduating students should report to the Little Building on Emerson’s campus. You must bring your Emerson ID to gain entry. Online students without an Emerson ID should bring a photo ID.


Saturday, May 11, 2024

School of the Arts Graduate students arrive by 12:30 p.m.

Doors open to guests at 1:40 p.m. (Guests who arrive early will need to wait outside.)

School of the Arts Graduate Hooding ceremony from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


The Shubert Theatre, which is part of the Boch Center, is located adjacent to Emerson's campus and within walking distance of several subway, or T stops, such as Park Street (Red Line), Boylston Street (Green Line), or Downtown Crossing, and Chinatown (Orange Line).


Directions for student lineup will be available in the spring.

If you are a guest, please visit the Boch Center site for directions.


Parking is very limited. Please visit the Boch Center site for parking recommendations.


Graduates will need their hands free and should only bring a bag large enough for their ID, phone, and keys—one that will fit under their gown.

Guest bags must be smaller than 12 inches x 12 inches x 6 inches (except diaper bags).

Please do not bring items that will block the view or disturb the enjoyment of others such as helium balloons, large signs, or noisemakers.


Please see the College's accommodations webpage to view exclusive discounts for Emerson guests at campus area hotels. We recommend that guests book hotels or B&Bs well in advance as there are many graduation ceremonies in Boston in May.

The Shubert Theatre is adjacent to the Boston Campus.