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The Graduate School

Commencement Ceremony

The Graduate School and the Institute of Pastoral Studies Commencement Ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Congratulations Class of 2022!

The Graduate School ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. CDT at the Gentile Arena.

Watch a replay of the Baccalaureate Mass celebrated on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 4 p.m. central.
Letter from the Dean

Dear, Class of 2022!

Warmest congratulations on the successful achievement of your graduate degree!

This is an amazing accomplishment that is based on your perseverance, effort, and academic achievement during your time in your graduate program. You also have the distinction of graduating during the Covid-19 pandemic. Your resilience and creativity have been truly impressive.

We are so proud that you are joining the ranks of our alumni and we look forward to what you will accomplish next. On behalf of the faculty and staff in the Graduate School at Loyola University Chicago, please accept our congratulations on your fantastic accomplishment.

Emily Barman, PhD
Dean, The Graduate School;
Vice Provost for Graduate Education

2022 Keynote Speaker

Bettina Love, PhD
Georgia Athletic Association Endowed Professor in Education, University of Georgia 

Read Bettina Love's Biography

The Graduate School Programming

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. CDT: The Graduate School Commencement Reception


Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT
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.

The Graduate School Class of 2022 Photos

For any Commencement related questions,