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2022 Commencement

2022 Programming

Please see below for a list of Commencement related programming hosted by individual schools. This page will continue to be updated as additional details are confirmed.

Quinlan School of Business

71st Annual Honors & Awards Presentation

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 2:30 p.m. CDT
Location: Kasbeer Hall, Corboy Law Center
By invitation only


 

The Great Schreiber Takeover

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CDT
Location: Schreiber Center

Commencement is almost here and we want to celebrate your incredible accomplishment! The Quinlan School of Business will host The Great Schreiber Takeover on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 5:30 to 8:00pm at the Schreiber Center, home of the Quinlan School of Business, on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus.

This event will include multiple floors of hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and desserts for those with a sweet tooth. Guests will be able to take pictures with multiple Chicago landmarks or grab a photo keepsake with friends, family, and their favorite Loyolan!

The Commencement Celebration is open to all Quinlan students graduating in Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 and up to three (3) guests.

Register here

School of Education

Doctoral Reception (EdD & PhD)

Friday, May 6, 2022 | 5:30 CDT
Location: Regents Hall 
A celebration of the class of 2022 EdD and PhD students' completion of their doctoral programs.
Registration information has been sent to all eligible students via Loyola email.


Undergraduate Honors Celebration

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. CDT
Location: Regents Hall 
A celebration of the class of 2022 honors and laudatory accomplishments
Registration information has been sent to all eligible students via Loyola email.

School of Environmental Sustainability

Celebrating our Graduates

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CDT
Crown Center Auditorium 
Join us as we celebrate our graduating School of Environmental Sustainability undergraduate and graduate students! All students and families are welcome. We will present the SES awards, as well as recognize students graduating with Loyola and SES laudatory honors. Location and registration information is forthcoming.
Register here

The Graduate School

The Graduate School Commencement Reception 

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a toast as The Graduate School celebrates our new class of graduates! Friends and family are welcome to attend. Advanced registration is required.
RSVP Here

   

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Bringing Light to Darkness: COVID-19 and survivance of American Indians and Alaska Natives 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. CDT
Examine the challenges faced by Native peoples as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: their vulnerability, the heartbreaking battle to constrain contagion, the lack of resources to care for those afflicted by the virus, and the mounting consequences for individuals, families, and community. 

Featuring Spero Manson, PhD (Pembina Chippewa), a distinguished professor of public health and psychiatry, director of the Centers for American Indian & Alaska Native Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. His programs include 10 national centers, which pursue research, program development, training, and collaboration with 250 Native communities. He is widely considered one of the nation's leading authorities in regard to Indian and Native health.

Register for this event here 


 

Parkinson Evening of Excellence

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT
Students completing a Master of Public Health and/or Master of Science degree will share their capstone projects, engage in scholarly discourse, and learn from fellow students and faculty.  The Evening of Excellence provides an opportunity for students to celebrate their scholarly accomplishments with an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students.  This virtual event is open to all students, faculty and guests of graduating students.  Additional information will be available in early April from Lucia Garcia, Director of Student Affairs, lucgarcia@luc.edu.  
This event will be held virtually via Zoom (registration and Zoom link forthcoming)


Parkinson Celebration of the Magis

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. CDT
The Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health acknowledges outstanding Exercise Science, Healthcare Administration, and Public Health students with its annual Magis Awards. Magis is a Latin word meaning "more" or "greater" and is related to the phrase "ad majorem Dei gloriam," the motto of the Society of Jesus and Loyola University Chicago. The awards recognize how honorees are always striving to do better and truly achieve Magis. The Magis Awards recognize Parkinson graduates and their continual drive to learn more and be of service to the greater good. Exemplary undergraduate students will receive several prestigious awards and certificates. Family and friends are welcome to celebrate students’ accomplishments.
Event location: The Rambler Room, Centennial Forum, Lake Shore Campus

Register for this event here

 

School of Law

Corboy Law Center - Photo Opportunity

Friday, May 13, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT
Location: Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson Street
Please join the School of Law administration for a photo opportunity in front of the Corboy Law Center. A professional photographer will be available to take photos of you in your regalia; a photo backdrop will be available outside the Corboy Law Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration is required. Please use this link to register. 

Stritch School of Medicine

Military Promotion and Honors and Awards Ceremony

Friday, May 13, 2022 | Time: 5:15 p.m. CDT
Location: SSOM Atrium


Stritch School of Medicine Mass & Blessing of Graduates 

Friday, May 13, 2022 |Time: 4:00 p.m. CDT
Location: HSC Campus, Quiet Study Room

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Day of scholarship 

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CDT
Check in will begin at 12:00 PM in the first floor lobby, Stritch School of Medicine. Students should plan to arrive no later than 12:30 PM. The recognition ceremony/reception will begin at 3:30 PM. 


ABSN Combined Honors and Pinning

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. CDT
Mundelein Auditorium, Mundelein Center, Lake Shore Campus


4 Year BSN Honors and Pinning 

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. CDT
Mundelein Auditorium, Mundelein Center, Lake Shore Campus 

 

 

Institute of Pastoral Studies

IPS 2022 Commissioning and Graduation Party

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT
This ceremony honors all students who graduated or will graduate during 2021-2022 (Fall ’21, Spring ’22, and Summer ’22). The entire IPS community is welcome to attend. Graduates are also welcome to bring up to 4 guests. Registration is required. Please RSVP.
Location: Beane Hall, 13th Floor, Lewis Towers, WTC
Please RSVP here

 

Senior Send-Off Programming

Loyola Night with the Cubs 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 | 6:40 p.m. CDT
In collaboration with the Alumni Relations, celebrate Loyola Night with the Chicago Cubs as they take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Wrigley Field! Loyola Night will be a special game for Ramblers to attend so don’t hesitate to show up and show out! Ramblers will receive a special gift for their attendance. Keep an eye on your LUC email to receive instructions on how to purchase your ticket. 
Location: Wrigley Fiend, 1060 W Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613 
Discounted Price: $15. Limit one ticket per LUC ID. 


Weekend at Broadway in Chicago

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. CDT

Join us to visit the Broadway in Chicago to watch SIX the Musical! 

 “After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over.” In collaboration with the Department of Programming. Keep an eye on your LUC email to receive instructions on how to purchase your ticket. 
Location: CIBC 
Theatre, Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District, 18 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603 
Discounted Price: $15. Limit one ticket per LUC ID.  


Senior Toast 

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. CDT
Raise your glasses to the class of 2022! Enjoy this special engagement to celebrate your achievements with the Loyola community through the monumental champagne toast and the senior walk with your fellow graduates. The event will begin in Gentile Arena with the traditional toast followed by walking through the green doors of Cudahy Library leading into a celebration reception at the East Quad. Keep an eye on your LUC email to receive instructions about event registration and ticket pick-up.   


 Contact Us

All information regarding Senior Send-Off will be sent to your LUC.edu e-mail address. It is the responsibility of each registrant to maintain your LUC.edu e-mail address and to check frequently for updates and information. 

For questions, please contact SeniorSendoff@luc.edu. 

Please see our FAQs for additional information. 

Please see below for a list of Commencement related programming hosted by individual schools. This page will continue to be updated as additional details are confirmed.