For Students

The 2021 William James College Commencement Ceremony is planned for Sunday, September 26, 2021, at the Boston Park Plaza. 

Graduation Wrap Up Sessions

Please contact the departments listed below to make sure all necessary paperwork is completed prior to graduation. All Graduate Wrap Up Sessions will be conducted by phone and email.    

Financial Aid

Students who borrowed Federal loans are required to submit Exit Counseling.  If you have any questions about this, please reach out the Hilary Baxter, the Director of Financial Aid:, or 617-327-6777 x1524.

Financial Services/Bursar and Veterans Benefits

Email Access

Please click here for information regarding access to your William James College email after graduation.


All diplomas will be mailed following your date of graduation.  If you would like your diploma mailed to an address other than what we have on file, please contact Denise Feeley at to update your mailing address. Any additional questions can also be directed to

Regalia (Cap & Gown)

Regalia for Graduation can be ordered online.

  • Students graduating in June please place your order by April 15, 2021.
  • Students graduating in August please place your order by July 31, 2021.

The 2021 William James College Commencement Ceremony is planned to be held in person on September 26, 2001 at the Boston Park Plaza. Graduates should arrive by 9:00 AM EST for line up. The Ceremony begins at 11:00 AM EST and will last about 2 hours. The Ceremony will be live-streamed, a link for the live stream will be distributed closer to the date of the event.


Graduates are limited to 3 ticketed guests each for this year’s in person ceremony. Tickets are needed for guests over the age of 12. Younger children are welcome to attend and do not need a ticket. Graduates, themselves, do not need a ticket. 

Email to request guest tickets. Tickets can be picked up at the College or will be mailed to the address we have on file. To update your mailing address, please include your new address in your email.