Commencement Checklist and Reminders

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  • Submit a completed Application for Degree
  • Pick up cap, gown and announcements at Grad Finale or Bookstore
  • Remember: Do not bring any personal items with you (purses, cameras, etc.). to Mass or Commencement because you cannot carry them in the procession.

Graduate Commencement Reminders

  • Arrive at Loyola Science Center by 9:30 a.m.
  • Bring your color-coded numbered placement card.
  • Bring your gown with hood as well as your cap with tassel. All Doctorate candidates will carry their robe and hood.
  • Meet your guests on the Commons or at the Reception after the ceremony.

Undergraduate Commencement Reminders

View the Arena "Seating Plan"

  • Arrive at Moehgan Sun Arena by 11:00 a.m. (doors open at 10:45 a.m.)
  • Bring your color-coded, numbered placement card.
  • Enter East gate.
  • Wear your gown and hood as well as your cap with tassle.
  • Carry-in bags & pocketbooks (yours and your guests) may be searched by arena security. Food & drinks should not be brought into the arena.
  • There will be a bottle of water and a bag of pretzels in the line-up area for you. Please do not bring them into the ceremony.
  • Bathrooms in the line-up area are limited.
  • You will meet your guests outside the arena after the commencement ceremony.

      Enjoy the day!