The 2019 Commencement exercises for Loyola University Chicago will be held May 6-11 at the Lake Shore Campus.
May ceremonies will be held in Gentile Arena.
Monday, May 6
4 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel
Tuesday, May 7
10 a.m. School of Education & Institute of Environmental Sustainability 3 p.m. The Graduate School & Institute of Pastoral Studies
Wednesday, May 8
10 a.m. Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing 3 p.m. School of Social Work
Thursday, May 9
9 a.m. Quinlan School of Business Undergraduate 1 p.m. Quinlan School of Business Graduate 5 p.m. School of Communication & School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Friday, May 10
10 a.m. College of Arts and Sciences (MORNING) 3 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences (AFTERNOON)
Saturday, May 11
8 a.m. Law Baccalaureate Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel 10 a.m. School of Law 3 p.m. Stritch School of Medicine
Saturday, August 10
3 p.m. Arrupe College
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