Academic Services (Registrar)

June 2017 Commencement Information

Commencement exercises will be on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony will start promptly at 4 p.m. Students should report to the Lyric Robing Room no later than 2 p.m for robing. The ceremony will last approximately 2 hours. The dean will host a reception for graduates and their families in the Grand Foyer of the Civic Opera House beginning at 1 p.m., prior to the doors opening for family and students reporting to their robing area. We suggest making dinner reservations for 6 p.m. in the city and accordingly in the suburbs.

Guest Accommodations

If any of the guests attending Commencement on your behalf will need wheelchair, walker, or assistance with early entry, please contact Event Management at or at 312.427.2737 ext. 117. Please include details regarding the needed accommodations and the total number of guests in your party.

Checklist for Graduates