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School of Law

Graduation 2019

On May 11,  nearly 400 of our students transition to a new role in our community--alumni. Join us as we mark this momentous occasion for the entire Loyola Law community.

Graduation Family Night Reception

Friday, May 10, 5:30 — 8:30 p.m.

Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson Street
10th floor and 13th floor

Graduates and their guests are invited to join law faculty, administration, and staff in a pre-graduation celebration.

Graduation Day Activities

Saturday, May 11
Loyola’s Lakeshore Campus

Ceremony Details

• Guests should proceed directly to Madonna della Strada Chapel and/or Gentile Arena.
• There is no area in which to leave personal items (leave these with family members).
• Parking is free but limited, expect delays.

Returning Apparel
Graduates must return all apparel to Damen Student Center 2nd floor after ceremony.

Baccalaureate Mass

8:00 a.m.
Madonna della Strada Chapel
*Graduates may wear academic apparel

Graduation Ceremony

10:00 — 11:30 a.m. 
Gentile Arena
*Graduates must arrive by 9:00 a.m. to Damen Den, 1st floor

Commencement Day Reception

Immediately following ceremony

The Honorable Young B. Kim (JD ’91), United States Magistrate Judge, Northern District of Illinois

Born in South Korea, Judge Kim immigrated to the United States when he was 11 years old and became a U.S. citizen in college. During his legal career, Judge Kim worked as an assistant public defender for the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, a law clerk for U.S. District Court for Judge Charles R. Norgle, a prosecutor for U.S. States Attorney’s Office, and as a federal administrative judge for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In January 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois appointed him to serve as a United States magistrate judge, making him the first Asian American to join the federal bench in the Seventh Circuit and one of only a few Korean American federal judges in U.S. history.

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