Class of 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020! We are excited and honored to have you, your families and friends join us on this momentous occasion. This event marks the first annual Commencement Ceremony for medical students at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. We exist to be a transformative force for education and health care throughout the Southwest. After graduating from BCOM, you will play a significant role in improving the health of the region, the state and the nation. Together, we are the future of medicine! 

2020/05/08 14:00:00

Class of 2020
Commencement Ceremony

May 8th, 2020


2:00 p.m. (MT)

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What is a commencement and hooding ceremony?
The commencement ceremony is a special moment for those earning a master’s or doctoral degree. Normally, each individual in the Class of 2020 is called by name to the stage to draped with an academic hood; the process implies initiation into the field of osteopathic medicine. For the safety of students, faculty and staff, this traditional in-person ceremony has been cancelled. Instead, graduating students will be recognized during a virtual live stream on May 8.

Where will the commencement ceremony take place?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our physical ceremony at the Pan American Ceremony was cancelled. The Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony will be hosted entirely online.

How can I watch the commencement ceremony?
The Class of 2020 ceremony will be live streamed at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8 on


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