Schedule 2020

May ceremonies will be held in Gentile Arena.

Monday, May 4

4 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel
5 p.m. Senior Toast

Tuesday, May 5

10 a.m. School of Education & Institute of Environmental Sustainability
3 p.m. The Graduate School & Institute of Pastoral Studies

Wednesday, May 6

10 a.m. Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing & Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
3 p.m. School of Social Work

Thursday, May 7

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 8

10 a.m. College of Arts and Sciences (MORNING)
3 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences (AFTERNOON)

Saturday, May 9

8 a.m. Law Baccalaureate Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel
10 a.m. School of Law
3 p.m. Stritch School of Medicine

Commencement video

Relive some of the special moments of Loyola's graduating class of 2019.

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