COMMENCEMENT 2019

The 2019 Commencement exercises for Loyola University Chicago will be held May 6-11 at the Lake Shore Campus.

COMMENCEMENT 2019

The 2019 Commencement exercises for Loyola University Chicago will be held May 6-11 at the Lake Shore Campus.

Schedule 2019

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

Commencement video

Watch a video recap of the last four years of student life at Loyola.

Academic Regalia

The custom of wearing academic gowns, hoods, and caps dates back to about the 12th century, when most scholars belonged to a religious order. Today, each color represents a different field of study. Read more

Arts
White
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Drab
COMMUNICATION
Maroon
EDUCATION
Light Blue
Institute of Pastoral Studies
Red
LAW
Purple
MEDICINE
Green
NURSING
Apricot
PHILOSOPHY PHD
Dark Blue
SCIENCE
Yellow Gold
SOCIAL WORK
Citron
THEOLOGY
Scarlet