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2022 Commencement

Cords & Stoles

In addition to the traditional cap and gown worn at Commencement, some students are also eligible for honor cords or stoles. At Loyola University Chicago, honor cords are reserved to identify several select groups of students on campus. Stoles are often used to represent student groups or activities on campus. More information is available below for each regalia item. If you have any questions, please contact commencement@LUC.edu

Honor Cords

At Loyola University Chicago, honor cords signify that the wearer has attained a specific honor or distinction. Cords are awarded to individuals who achieve laudatory status, are members of a national honor society, and/or who meet specific academic achievements as defined by schools/college/institute. If you have questions regarding your student group, please contact commencement@LUC.edu. Each honor cord and their student affiliates are listed below.

  • Intertwined maroon and gold honor cords: Represent students graduating with laudatory honors of Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude
  • Double gold honor cord: Represent Stritch School of Medicine students graduating with laudatory honors of Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Summa Cum Laude
  • Double maroon and gold knotted honor cord: Represent Maroon and Gold Society students
  • Intertwined red, white, and blue honor cords: Represent students who have served in the military 

 

Stoles

If student organizations are interested in purchasing stoles to identify their group, please follow this link and select personalized stoles. Each student group is responsible for the cost of their stoles. Stoles will be shipped to the address provided during check-out.

Please note: If you would like to receive your stole by Commencement Week, please place your order by Friday, March 11. You will still be able to order stoles after this date but there is no guarantee they will arrive prior to Commencement. If you have any questions, please contact commencement@LUC.edu

If you would like more information about your student group stoles or Commencement related information listed on this page, please contact commencement@LUC.edu

 

For any Commencement related questions,

In addition to the traditional cap and gown worn at Commencement, some students are also eligible for honor cords or stoles. At Loyola University Chicago, honor cords are reserved to identify several select groups of students on campus. Stoles are often used to represent student groups or activities on campus. More information is available below for each regalia item. If you have any questions, please contact commencement@LUC.edu