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Commencement

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.

Spring Commencement Convocation

Saturday, May 14, 2022

We are looking forward to celebrating your accomplishments at commencement. Details for regalia distribution, commencement, and baccalaureate are below.

Distribution Event
Wednesday, May 11
2:00–3:15 pm, Campus Gym (Carlson Tower) Traditional Undergraduate students are expected to attend this distribution event to obtain their cap, gown, hood, honor cords (if applicable), and five (5) tickets.

4:00–5:15 pm, Campus Gym (Carlson Tower) All Graduate programs, School of Professional Studies, and RN-to-BSN are expected to attend this distribution event to obtain their cap, gown, hood, and honor cords (if applicable). There are no tickets required for the 2:00 pm ceremony.

Commencement Rehearsal
Wednesday, May 11
3:30–4:30 pm, Helwig Recreation Center – Traditional Undergraduate
5:30–6:30 pm, Helwig Recreation Center – All Graduate programs, School of Professional Studies, and RN-to-BSN program

Baccalaureate Service
Friday, May 13
7:30 pm, Fourth Presbyterian Church
Tickets are not required for family and friends who wish to attend the Baccalaureate Service. Reduced parking ($8) is available at the 900 N. Michigan self-park garage beginning at 5:00 pm on May 13.

Commencement
Saturday, May 14
10:00 am – Traditional Undergraduate
2:00 pm – All Graduate programs, School of Professional Studies, and RN-to-BSN program
Helwig Recreation Center, 3205 West Carmen Avenue

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