Celebrating Our Summer & Fall Graduates

The entire Concordia University Chicago community is excited to celebrate our students’ academic achievements. Whether you celebrate with us in person or online, we honor the culmination of each individual’s experience as they continue to grow as an individual and child of God.


Friday, December 17, 2021

Doctoral Hooding & Commencement Ceremony 6 p.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium, Bldg 11

Baccalaureate Service of Praise & Thanksgiving 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of Our Lord, Bldg 5 

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Undergraduate Ceremony 10:30 a.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium, Bldg 11

Master’s Ceremony 3 p.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium, Bldg 11

Events above take place at 7400 Augusta St. River Forest IL 60305

All services will be streamed online at CUChicago.edu/Live


Fall Commencement Class of 2021
Candidate Names

Undergraduate Candidates (PDF)

Master's Candidates (PDF)

Doctoral Candidates (PDF)


Commencement Information Video above includes important details. Watch the entire video for helpful hints for a positive experience or jump to the chapters below:


Current University COVID-19 Protocols include Mandatory Face Masks Indoors for All Graduates and Guests. Our plan reflects what we know today while discerning ever-changing needs. Up-to-date information is always available online.

Registration for the December Commencement Weekend & Academic Apparel Orders has closed. Please contact the Commencement team at 888-258-6773 or Commencement@CUChicago.edu with questions.

Graduates’ Frequently Asked Questions can be answered on the General Information Page.

Please note degree completion is a separate process from the commencement ceremony. Graduates receive diplomas once a comprehensive degree audit is completed.


Spring Class of 2022 - Concordia-Chicago is planning to host Commencement exercises for students completing studies May 2022 in person on our River Forest campus. Festivities will take place on Friday & Saturday, May 6 & 7. Additional information will be released after the spring “Intent to Graduate” deadline on March 1.