Loyola University Chicago


College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences will hold two ceremonies on Friday, May 8, 2020, at Gentile Arena on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus:

  • The Morning ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. Click here to register to participate in this Commencement.
  • The Afternoon ceremony will be held at 3:00 p.m. Click here to register to participate in this Commencement.
  • African Studies and the African Diaspora
  • Anthropology (BA and BS)
  • Classical Studies (Classical Civilization, Greek, Latin)
  • Computer Science (Communication Networks & Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity)
  • Criminal Justice & Criminology
  • Economics
  • English (English, Creative Writing)
  • Fine and Performing Arts (Art History, Music, Studio Art, Theatre, Visual Communication)
  • Forensic Science
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Global and International Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics (Math, Math & Computer Science, Math Education, Statistics)
  • Modern Languages and Literatures (French, Italian, Spanish)
  • Philosophy (Philosophy, Social Justice)
  • Political Science
  • Sociology (including Sociology-Anthropology combined major)
  • Theology (Religious Studies, Theology)
  • Women’s Studies and Gender Studies
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology (Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology)
  • Chemistry (Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Chemistry-BA)
  • Engineering Science (all concentrations)
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics (Biophysics, Physics, Physics & Computer Science, Theoretical Physics & Applied Math)
  • Psychology (all concentrations)

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is in search of two graduating CAS seniors (class of 2020) to speak on behalf of the graduating class. We are seeking one Bachelor of Arts graduate and one Bachelor of Science graduate. Candidates interested in delivering the speech or who would like to nominate another student should apply by Monday, February 17, 2020. The speech should be three to five minutes in length. Ideally, the speech should reflect on the experience of graduates at a Jesuit university.

Interested graduates must send a letter of intent, along with an abstract of their speech and a brief resume to the following:

Attention: Joyce Knight
College of Arts & Sciences
Sullivan Center, Room 235

It is important to include a telephone number and an address where you or your nominee may be contacted during the semester. Selected applicants will be notified by the College Committee on Commencement in early March, and the final selection will be made by late March. If you have any further questions, please telephone or e-mail the College of Arts & Sciences at the contact information listed below.

College of Arts & Sciences (LSC)

Information About Ordering Regalia

All Commencement participants must be attired in appropriate academic apparel. All apparel is provided by Jostens. All orders must be placed by March 27.