Commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement
Weekend Schedule

Commencement Weekend is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your academic accomplishments!

A schedule of events for this very special weekend follows.

SATURDAY, May 20, 2017

Graduate Degree Ceremony
Student Recreation & Fitness Center Fieldhouse, 10:00 a.m.
Tickets are required.

President's Reception for Graduates and Guests
Delahanty Plaza and University Green, 11:30 a.m.

SUNDAY, May 21, 2017

Baccalaureate Mass
All graduates and their guests are invited to worship at this
Catholic Mass. Tickets are not required.
Student Recreation & Fitness Center Fieldhouse, 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Neil Carey Arena, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Undergraduate Degree Ceremony
Student Recreation & Fitness Center Fieldhouse, 11:30 a.m.
Tickets are required.

President's Reception for Graduates and Guests
Delahanty Plaza and University Green, 1:30 p.m.

Note: Please direct questions about Commencement to the Registrar's Office at (815) 836-5133.

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.