Commencement-Related Activities and Deadlines

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

April 24, 2018
Deadline for Cap & Gown Orders

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

May 2, 2018
Commencement Tickets Available

Tickets will be released on May 2 via the University’s e-ticket system. Students attending the two Undergraduate Degree Ceremonies are entitled to four (4) guest tickets each. Students attending the Graduate Degree Ceremony are entitled to eight (8) guest tickets each. Additional information about tickets will be forthcoming from the Registrar’s Office.

Extra tickets will be in high demand for the Undergraduate Degree Ceremonies. In order to assist graduation candidates who are in need of additional tickets for Sunday, May 20, students will have the ability to add themselves to a waiting list for extra tickets via the University’s digital ticket portal once the ticket pickup window opens on May 2. Each ceremony will have a pool of extra tickets that will be distributed along with any tickets that are either donated back by other graduates or not claimed by a designated pickup time. Wait list requests will be accommodated until the entire supply of tickets has been exhausted.

College Recognition Events

April 24 – 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 Mullane at (815) 836-5266.

April 27 – College of Business Senior Reception

St. Charles Borromeo Center Flight Deck, 5:00 p.m.
For more information, please contact Megan Wozniak at (815) 588-7378.

April 28 – 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 – 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