North Park University is following COVID-19 guidance from the CDC, Chicago and Cook County health departments. Updates and recommendations from these institutions may impact upcoming events. We will communicate via email any changes that may need to be imposed due to public health safety regulations.
Winter Commencement Convocation
Friday, December 17, 2021
Commencement Convocation Ceremony
7:30 pm, North Park Gymnasium
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Regalia and Ticket Distribution
4:00–5:15 pm, Old Bookstore (in Carlson basement, below Viking Café)
Stop by anytime between 4:00 and 5:15 pm to collect your cap and gown and tickets, but first, stop by Viking Café to pick up your North Park University medallion and sign the class banner.
5:30–6:30 pm, North Park Gymnasium
Frequently Asked Questions
How many guest tickets are available to each graduate?
Due to capacity limits, each participating graduate is limited to four tickets. No additional tickets can be made available.
For guests unable to attend in person, the Winter Commencement will be live-streamed at www.northpark.edu/live.
Where should I park on Wednesday, December 15, and Friday, December 17?
All North Park parking lots are available as visitor parking on Wednesday, December 15 for regalia distribution and rehearsal, as well as on Friday, December 17 for the Winter Commencement. Please note that the Foster & Kedzie parking lot will be designated for those in need of accessible parking.
The Campus Gymnasium, located in Carlson Tower, can be found at #13 on the campus map.
How do I reserve accessible seating?
Please reserve accessible seating by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if my plans change and I am no longer able to attend?
Please let us know by emailing email@example.com.
Spring Commencement Convocation
Saturday, May 14, 2022
Further details will be communicated via email when information becomes available. Please be sure to regularly check your North Park email.