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Convocation at DePaul  


DePaul University’s Academic Convocation celebrates the official beginning of the new academic year. Our 2019-2020 Academic Convocation calls together faculty and staff to recognize and celebrate the important contributions being made to DePaul University.

The 2019-2020 Academic Convocation will take place on Thursday, September 5th at 10:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Church on the Lincoln Park Campus.

DePaul faculty and staff members are invited and encouraged to dress in academic regalia and to participate in the academic procession from the Quad to the Church. Please RSVP and if necessary, place an order for academic regalia using the link below: 


All orders for academic regalia must be submitted no later than Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Please note we are not able to accept any late orders. If you miss the order deadline, unfortunately you may not participate in the procession. If you are planning to attend but are not participating in the procession, it is recommended that you arrive at the church by 10:15 am to find open seating.


Regalia Distribution and Procession
(Please line up no later than 10 am)

To participate in the procession, please report to the Quad (west of the Richardson Library and south of Fullerton Avenue). Regalia distribution will take place on the Quad from 8:30-10:00 am. Please plan to line up by 10 am, as the procession is planned to begin at approximately 10:15 am.

10:30 am
St. Vincent de Paul Church
1010 West Webster Avenue

(At the conclusion of the ceremony)
2250 N. Sheffield
Student Center, Room 120 A&B

There will be a celebratory luncheon in the Student Center immediately following the ceremony. RSVPs for the luncheon will be accepted until August 29th or until we reach seating capacity. Please be sure to RSVP HERE​