Message Sent To:All Faculty, All Staff, All Students
Message From:Message from the Office of the Provost
Date Sent:Thursday, April 29, 2021 01:00 PM CDT

Join Us for Commencement Week 2021

Commencement Week 2021
Monday, May 10 – Saturday, May 15

All students, families, faculty, staff, and friends of Loyola University Chicago are invited to celebrate the Class of 2021 during Commencement Week beginning on Monday, May 10. No registration is necessary.

Baccalaureate Mass
Monday, May 10 | 4:00 p.m. Central time
Loyola will gather in prayer to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates. Join us for this livestreamed Mass from Madonna della Strada Chapel on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus. Fr. James Murphy, S.J., professor of philosophy, will be presiding.

Virtual Commencement

University Ceremony
Monday, May 10 | 6:00 p.m. Central time
To join the celebration, visit LUC.edu/Commencement. Log on at 5:45 p.m. for a slideshow highlighting student-submitted photos from the Class of 2021 that represent their time at Loyola. At 6:00 p.m., the University ceremony begins.

The ceremony will include remarks by Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, President; Norberto Grzywacz, PhD, Provost; Robert Bucholz, PhD, professor of history; Lucas Williamson, candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Multimedia Journalism; and Soulit Chacko, candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology.

Academic Unit Ceremonies
Ceremonies for individual colleges, schools, and institutes will begin on Tuesday, May 11. Please visit LUC.edu/commencement/schedule to see what day each ceremony will be available. Ceremonies will be available at 8:00 a.m. Central time on the date specified. Academic unit ceremonies will include remarks by the dean, student speaker, and a recognition of all graduates individually by name.

Academic unit programming is also occurring throughout the week. Visit LUC.edu/commencement/programming to learn more about programming.

Thank you for joining us to celebrate the Class of 2021!