Commencement

Commencement-Related Activities and Deadlines

Each semester, the University celebrates the accomplishments of the graduates through a variety of ceremonies and receptions. What follows is a listing of important activities, deadlines and information.

April 21, 2017

Cap & Gown Ordering Deadline

Be sure to order your cap and gown! Visit: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/lewisu/

May 3, 2017

Commencement Tickets Available

Tickets (eight guest tickets for the Graduate Degree Ceremony on Saturday and four guest tickets for the Undergraduate Degree Ceremony on Sunday) will be available in the Registrar’s Office on the main campus in Romeoville beginning May 3.

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (815) 836-5133. Watch your mail for more ticket information.

College Recognition Events

April 25, 2017

College of Arts & Sciences Senior Honors Convocation

St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall, 7:00 p.m.
A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Caleigh O’Connell at (815) 836-5266.

April 28, 2017

College of Business Senior Reception

St. Charles Borromeo Center Flight Deck, 6:00 p.m.
(Reception); 6:30 p.m. (Program). For more information, please contact Megan Wozniak at (815) 588-7378.

April 29, 2017

College of Nursing & Health Professions Recognition Ceremony

St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall, 10:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact Ruth Whims at (815) 836-5350.

May 3, 2017

College of Education Recognition Ceremony

St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall, 7:00 p.m.
A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Carol Skevis-Koch at (815) 836-5769.

NOTE: The St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall and the Flight Deck Dining Hall are located at the St. Charles Borromeo Center which is immediately northeast of the main campus at the corner of Route 53 and Airport Road.

For a map and directions, please visit: http://www.lewisu.edu/campuses/romeoville/maincampusmap.htm

Severe Weather

In the event that severe weather or other emergency circumstances cause a change in the Commencement schedule, including cancellation of Commencement, Lewis University will activate the emergency notification system. E-mails, phone and text messages will be distributed to all students, faculty and staff. 

Any updates will also be posted on the www.lewisu.edu website.