Commencement

Commencement-Related Activities and Deadlines

Each semester, Lewis University celebrates the accomplishments of our graduates through a variety of ceremonies, receptions and other events. What follows is a listing of important activities, deadlines and contact information. Watch your mail for additional information.

April 2

Graduate Portrait and Class Ring Opportunity

Those who wish to purchase a portrait package to commemorate their graduation are invited to stop by the Big Red Room in the Student Union anytime on Wednesday, April 2 between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to sit for a Grad Images professional photo package. (Appointments are not necessary.) Representatives from Jostens will also be available for those interested in ordering a class ring or graduation announcements. For additional information, please contact Kristin Schumacher at (815) 836-5037.

April 14

Cap & Gown Orders Deadline

Be sure to order your cap and gown! Students graduating with advanced degrees will receive hoods along with their caps and gowns. To order: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/lewisu/

April 29

College of Arts & Sciences Senior Honors Convocation

St. Charles Borromeo Center, 7:00 p.m. A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Lucy Alvarez at (815) 836-5242.

April 30

College of Education Recognition Ceremony

St. Charles Borromeo Center, 7:00 p.m. A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Fran Welsh at (815) 836-5880.

Commencement Tickets Available

Tickets (eight guest tickets for the Graduate Degree Ceremony on Saturday and four guest tickets for the Undergraduate Degree Ceremony on Sunday) will be available in the Registrar’s Office on the main campus in Romeoville beginning April 30. For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (815) 836-5133. Watch your mail for additional information concerning tickets.

May 2

College of Business Senior Honors Reception

University Dining Room, 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Tracy O’Brien at (815) 836-5991.

May 10

College of Nursing & Health Professions Senior Recognition Ceremony

St. Charles Borromeo Center, 10:00 a.m. A reception will follow. For more information, please contact Ruth Whims at (815) 836-5350.

NOTE: The St. Charles Borromeo Center is located immediately northeast of the main campus at the corner of Route 53 and Airport Road.