Loyola University Chicago


Stritch School of Medicine

Commencement exercises for the Stritch School of Medicine will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Gentile Arena on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus.

Click here to register to participate in Commencement.

Commencement Weekend Events

Below is the schedule of events for the Commencement weekend. Should you have any questions please contact Mike Lambesis at mlambesis@lumc.edu.

Guests of graduates from the Stritch School of Medicine need tickets to enter the arena. Stritch School of Medicine graduates should contact their Dean's office for ticket information.

Friday, May 15, 2015—Stritch School of Medicine (Cuneo Center)

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

5 p.m.—Reception (SSOM Cafeteria)

5:30 p.m.—Military Commissioning and Promotion Ceremony and Honors Recognition Ceremony (SSOM 2nd Floor Atrium)

  • Recognizing SSOM graduating students who received Global Health, Research, Bioethics, Senior honors, or Latin honors

Saturday, May 16, 2015—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)