Loyola University Chicago

Commencement

Quinlan School of Business

The Commencement ceremonies for the Quinlan School of Business will take place Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Gentile Arena on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.

  • The Undergraduate ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. Click here to register to participate in this Commencement.
  • The Graduate ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m. Click here to register to participate in this Commencement.

Candidates interested in delivering the student Commencement speech should apply by February 21, 2020. The student should be a part of the graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2020, and the speech should be three to five minutes in length (approximately 700–850 words).

Ideally, the speech should reflect on the experiences of graduates at a Jesuit university. Interested candidates should file a letter of intent, along with a draft of their speech, to the following address:

Undergraduates
Attention: Dr. Susan Ries
Quinlan School of Business
Schreiber Center, Suite 320

Graduates
Attention: Pamela McCoy
Quinlan School of Business
Schreiber Center, Suite 320

Please include a phone number and your LUC e-mail address where you may be contacted during the academic year.

The Commencement Committee will notify the selected student in early March.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The John and Kathy Schreiber Center
16 East Pearson Street

The 2020 Commencement Celebration for the Quinlan School of Business is open to all Quinlan students graduating in the 2019–2020 academic year. Students will be sent registration information for the Commencement Celebration in the spring term. RSVP required. If you have any questions, please e-mail quinlanevents@LUC.edu.

Because there is only one Commencement ceremony per year, Quinlan students are eligible to participate in the May 2020 Commencement ceremony if any of the following apply:

Graduate Students

Graduate students completing their degree in fall or winter 2019 quarter; spring or summer 2020 quarter are eligible to participate in the May 2020 commencement ceremony.

Undergraduate Students

Earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in December 2019

Will complete all degree requirements by May 2020

A student needing up to 12 hours to complete all requirements during summer 2020 (a student in this category must have the associate dean confirm by April 1 that the student will complete all requirements during summer 2020)*

*Students finishing their studies in the summer may participate in the May 2020 ceremony, but their degrees will be formally conferred as of August 2020, after they have completed all degree requirements.

Patty Hernandez
Undergraduate Contact
phernandez3@LUC.edu
312.915.6112

William McMorris
Graduate Contact
wmcmorr@LUC.edu
312.915.6127