Loyola University Chicago

Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI)

Division of Student Development

Legacy Celebration


Celebrate BIPOC, LGBTQIA, & First Gen students graduating from Loyola.

For over a decade, ‌the Center for Diversity and Inclusion has formally recognized and celebrated graduating Ramblers during the Legacy Celebration.  The 14th Annual Legacy Celebration will commemorate the undergraduate, graduate, and professional students leaving their mark at Loyola and representing communities with storied legacies of strength, perseverance, excellence and diversity.  

On Sunday, May 7th at 11 a.m. (Central), we’ll be celebrating undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from the class of 2022 who identify as first-generation (first to go to college), LGBTQIA+ and/or student of color. Graduating students interested in participating in this storied celebration must: 

Graduating students are also encouraged to apply to become a speaker at Legacy! There is a separate process and you must apply online, "Legacy Speaker Application", by Wednesday, April 13th to be considered. Please help us spread the word to eligible students who wish to participate in Legacy especially your friends from the class of 2023!  

Priority tickets will be given to graduates and families. The remaining tickets will be disbursed amongst campus partners, non-graduating Loyola students, etc., on a first-come-first-serve basis. Sign up to be waitlisted for tickets will be posted here at a later date.