Loyola University Chicago


School of Law

Commencement exercises for the School of Law will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Gentile Arena on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.

Click here to register to participate in Commencement. 

By tradition, we allow graduates to invite relatives who are graduates of the Loyola School of Law to present the diploma cover on stage during the ceremony. Please contact Dean Faught at 312.915.7131 for instructions.

The Annual School of Law J.D. Graduation Reception

The Annual School of Law J.D. Graduation Reception will be held on Friday, May 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Corboy Law Center at 25 East Pearson, 10th Floor, Ceremonial Courtroom and 13th Floor Lounge. For this event, the School of Law welcomes all JD graduates, their family members, and guests to join faculty, administration, and staff in a joyful celebration in honor of its graduates. For more information on this event, please contact Giselle Santibanez-Bania, Associate Director of Student Affairs, by calling 312.915.8606 or sending an email to gsantibanez@luc.edu.

Other Special Events for Graduate Law Programs (SJD, LLM, and MJ)

The Commencement Reception for Graduate Law Programs: The Office of Graduate Legal Studies will host a commencement reception to honor graduates of the Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), the Master of Laws (LLM), and the Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) degree programs integrated as a part of the Annual School of Law Graduation Reception on Friday, May 12 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on the 12th Floor in the Philip H. Corboy Law Center at 25 East Pearson. More details and opportunities to RSVP for this special event will be available later in the semester. For more information on this event, please contact Karen Shaw, Director of Graduate Legal Studies, by calling 312.915.7161 or sending an e-mail to kshaw@luc.edu.

James Faught
Associate Dean

Dora Jacks
Law Registrar

Giselle Santibanez-Bania
Associate Director, Student Services