CLass of 2020

All things class of 2020

The 2020 Commencement ceremony and weekend events will adhere to all federal, state, county and university guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find more details and updates on the university’s response at the link below.

University COVID-19 Guide

2020 Commencement Ceremony

The Class of 2020 will finally turn tassels with their fellow graduates in Matthews Arena on Saturday, November 13! With the current number of graduates that RSVPed, each graduate will be allowed two guest tickets for the ceremony. Each ceremony will be live-streamed for family and friends to enjoy as well. 

Follow each of the registration links below to confirm attendance for one of the two ceremonies, as well as attendance for additional weekend events. Please use the custom code included in your emailed invitation to register and be sure to make plans now for travel!

Countdown to Register


Order deadline is 5 pm ET on October 1 to ensure cap and gown arrival in time for the November 13 ceremony. 

Cody O’Loughlin for Northeastern University

2020 Commencement Committee

Thank you to our volunteers!

There’s still time to join! Reach out to Adrianne Denenberg if you’re interested in helping to plan a memorable Commencement.

Aysha AlAwadhi, E’20, ME’21
Mariam Alhashili, E’20
Alessandro Ajo, MS’20
Sara Ayaz, MPS’20
Anushree Bajpai, MS’20
Dhiren Balasaria, MS’20
Érin Blette, EdD’20
Elizabet Budak, S’20
Jenna Capuzzo, BHS’20
Thomas Cerier, E’20, MS’20
Kaila Clark, JD’20
Karla Cox, SSH’20
Celeste Fields, DMSB’20
Emma Gammons, AMD’20
Chandni Gidwani, MS’19
Sarah Goodman, SSH’20
I-Chen Ho, MS’20
Nicole Ingram, MEd’20
Aadya Kaushik, S’20
Deepa Kotwani, ME’20
Daniela Lacal-Rodriguez, SSH’20, MS’21
Kleber Lachize, DMSB’20
Niyati Narendra Maheshwari, MSIS’20
Jonathan Miller, S’20
Meagan Montmeny, MS’20
Monica Anh Nguyen, CPS’20
Dhara Patel, DPT’20
Harnisha Patel
Marcia J. Pecot, EdD’20
Cassandra Pfeiffer, S’20
Margot D. Pollard, DMSB’20
Siddhant Poojary, MS’20
Luiza Richter, ML’20
Grishma Atul Thakkar, Khoury’20
Matt Timpone, DMSB’20
Melis Tirhi, E’20
Pawan Sunanj Vaswani, E’20
Kamal Yadav, ME’20

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Reminisce through your student years!

Check out these highlights from 2018 and stay tuned to view more years’ highlights!

Welcome to the alumni community

2020 campus feature
Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

You are now Northeastern’s newest alumni. Our team is committed to enhancing your transition to the alumni community, connecting you with Huskies around the globe, and advancing the university’s mission. Make sure to check out our opportunities to connect with alumni, give back, and gain valuable knowledge about life after graduation.

Achieve What’s Next – Start Here

As you look to life after graduation, don’t forget to plan for what’s next. We can help you strengthen your network, continue learning, advance your next big idea, and much more. Get started by taking some of the actions below.

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Let us know how OAR can help you.

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alumni advice

“Be flexible and stay open to roles and opportunities you might not otherwise consider, including contract work. Stay in touch with former employers and contacts. Keep your job search flexible and be open to new experiences, as they may lead to good opportunities.”

-Lauren, DMSB’09, MBA’15


Northeastern values each and every donation. Check out our 2020 Donor Wall to see the list of students who helped support the Northeastern experience during their senior year.


Support the area you love most at Northeastern with at least $20.20 and add an exclusive donor cord to your Commencement Day attire! Not only will 100% of your donation go to the area of your choice, but you can also leave your legacy at Northeastern and boldly wear your Husky pride on the day. Make your gift today by using the online giving form.


The Class of 2020 senior shirt is still available for purchase. Shirts are available in short or long sleeve. For every purchase, $5 goes to the area of your choice.