American International College will be live streaming our 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Click the link below to go directly to the event’s YouTube page.Live Stream
It is a celebration of your academic and personal success – a day to reflect on all you’ve accomplished and on the person you hope to become in the years ahead. This page provides graduates, families, and friends the information they need leading up to the May 12th graduation event. We will post any needed updates about Commencement and related Commencement events here, so please visit this page often.
Master’s and bachelor’s candidates please arrive at the MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield at 7:00 a.m. and join your classmates in Exhibition Hall A. Enter on the Main Street side of the building and follow the signs.Graduate Details
The 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the Esther B. Griswold Theatre after the main campus Commencement. Doctoral candidates should arrive at Courniotes Hall
Room 112 at 1 p.m.
Invite as much of your family and as many of your friends as you would like. The more the merrier! Follow our guides to ensure everyone makes it to commencement without any issues.Guest Details
AIC alumnus Darnell Williams ’79 will deliver the 2018 Commencement address. Mr. Williams will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, awarded for outstanding achievement in the social sciences and for significant community contributions at the local and national levels.
Williams, president and CEO of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, has made a lifelong commitment to equality and the creation of educational, professional, and personal growth opportunities for African Americans and other minority populations. He has made raising awareness and cultivating solutions to challenges facing communities of color and low-income families his life’s work.
Please login to the Commencement page on myAIC for the most up to date overview of what steps you’ll need to take before graduation. Please read each of the steps outlined carefully to ensure that you do not overlook any required.
As you officially receive your degree, we wish you future success and growth. If you have questions not addressed on this page, please call the Office of Academic Affairs at 413.205.3449.
Please note: Degree certificates will not be given out at the May 12th Commencement Ceremony. AIC will mail all degrees at a later date.
All graduates are encouraged to arrive at the MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield when doors open at 7:00 a.m. and join their classmates in Exhibition Hall A. Enter on the Main Street side of the building and follow the signs. There will be signs to identify where each school and degree group should line up. Put on your academic regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) and find your place in line. If you have a hood, please carry it over your arm.
For more information regarding the ceremony, please click on the items below.
Parent’s, family and friends are encouraged to arrive at the MassMutual Center when the general public doors open at 8 a.m. Please use the following guide as you make plans to attend Commencement on May 12th. (Click on each of the items below for more information.) If you have additional questions, please call the Office of Academic Affairs at 413.205.3449.
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