Loyola University Chicago


Stritch School of Medicine

Commencement exercises for the Stritch School of Medicine will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Gentile Arena on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.


Commencement Weekend Events

Below is the schedule of events for the Commencement weekend. Should you have any questions please contact Mary Van Houten at mavanhouten@luc.edu.

Guests of graduates from the Stritch School of Medicine need tickets to enter the arena. Tickets must be ordered by Friday, May 13, 2016.

Friday, May 20, 2016—Stritch School of Medicine (Cuneo Center)

4 p.m.—Baccalaureate Mass (SSOM 2nd Floor Atrium)

5 p.m.—Reception (SSOM Cafeteria)

6:00 p.m.—Military  Promotion and Senior Honors and Awards Ceremony (CTRE Auditorium)

Saturday, May 21, 2016—Gentile Arena—Lake Shore Campus

3 p.m.—Graduates arrive in order to gown and to receive instructions for the procession, hooding, and conferral of degrees. Doors open to seating area.

4 p.m.—Commencement Procession and Exercises

5:30–7 p.m.—Reception in Schmidt Hall, Damen Student Center, Lake Shore Campus (building next to Gentile Arena)