Thursday, September 1, 2016
Once again Academic Convocation will follow its Thursday schedule. Due to the structure of the academic calendar classes do not begin until after Labor Day, which necessitates Academic Convocation be held prior to the onset of classes and the holiday weekend.
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
The Quad on the Lincoln Park Campus
All faculty and staff are invited to robe for this event and participate in the processional. Robing will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on the Quad at Lincoln Park, just west of the Richardson Library and south of Fullerton Avenue. Those who choose to process will then be lined up for the start of the processional.
Those wishing to participate must RSVP on this site, where they have the opportunity to order regalia if need be and pick it up the morning of the event. Regalia should be returned to the same location immediately following the ceremony.
RSVP and order regalia if need be here: SurveyMonkey
Please do not order through the Herff Jones web site
From the Quad to St. Vincent de Paul Church
The processional will begin from the Quad. The banners from each of the colleges and schools will head up the processional through the Quad and down Kenmore to Webster and then to the church, located at 1010 West Webster.
St. Vincent de Paul Church
1010 West Webster Avenue
The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is expected to last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.
The luncheon will be immediately following the ceremony, in room 120 A & B of the Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield. Seating is first come, first served, and seating cannot be guaranteed.