Congratulations, Spring 2023 Graduates!

Concordia University Chicago was proud to celebrate our Spring 2023 Graduates on May 5-6. Video of the ceremonies can be viewed in the Archives section on Vimeo. Diplomas will be shipped after final degree and financial audits are completed.

Planning is now underway for the December 2023 ceremonies, where we will celebrate our Summer and Winter Graduates. These ceremonies will take place as follows.

Friday, Dec. 15, 2023

Doctoral Commencement Ceremony  |  4 p.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium

Baccalaureate Service of Praise & Thanksgiving  |  7:30 p.m.
Chapel of Our Lord

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023

Bachelor's Commencement Ceremony  |  10 a.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium

Master’s Commencement Ceremony  |  3 p.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium

All events take place at 7400 Augusta St. River Forest, IL
All services will be streamed online at

Registration Information

Registration for the Winter 2023 Commencement Ceremonies will open in late fall.  All students who submit their intent to graduate for August and December 2023 are eligible to participate in the ceremony and will receive an email when registration opens.

Please note that in order to participate in the ceremony, students must be in good standing with Student Business Services and must have a zero balance or have a payment plan approved and in place no later than two weeks before the ceremony.

If these requirements are not met, students will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony. Students should still register to participate, but no tickets will be issued until the student meets the financial requirements.