What was top of mind among members of the Class of 2019 at BC Commencement? Here's a sampling of sentiments captured (unless otherwise indicated) by University Communications photographer Peter M. Julian.

1st Generation Congrats Mom & Dad We Did It!


Nurse Lindsay

Mortarboard painting

Miss Hoyer 2019

BC - thanks mom & dad

cuando me vean volar recuerden que ustedes me dieron las alas

('When you see me fly remember that you gave me the wings')


The eagle is flying for the last time #Eagles

Soaring to new Heights across the Charles

I wrote my way out

You are beautiful

Thank U, Next

Baldwin in band uniform

Let's get down to business

Dobby has no masters but I do

What have I done?

Natalie BA 2019


BC Eagle

You almost Lost me there...but I pulled through

(Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Eek...somebody's graduating from college

Life opens at the close

Got my degree

I've Got This


Best Friends Until the End of Time

(Photo by Lee Pellegrini)


Boston College 2019