Celebrating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

The entire Concordia University Chicago community is excited for graduation to celebrate our students’ academic achievements. Whether you celebrate with us in person or online, the graduation ceremony honors your Concordia experience as you continue to grow as an individual and child of God.


Friday, May 6, 2022

Doctoral Commencement Ceremony 4 p.m.
Geiseman Gymnasium

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

Saturday, May 7, 2022

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

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

Events above take place at 7400 Augusta St River Forest IL
All services will be streamed online at CUChicago.edu/Live


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


Commencement Registration Has Closed. Additional tickets, if available, can be requested by graduates on the day of the ceremony at check in until depleted. The check in table officially opens one hour before each ceremony.

Travel Advisory for Local and Long-Distance Graduates: Please plan extra travel time to campus. Construction on Harlem Avenue may cause additional delays for you and your guests.

Current University COVID-19 protocols do not require masks or vaccines to attend. Our plan reflects what we know today. Up-to-date information is always available online.

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

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


Summer and Fall Class of 2022 - Concordia-Chicago is planning to host Commencement exercises for students completing studies August and December 2022 in person on our River Forest campus. Additional information will be released after the fall “Intent to Graduate” deadline on October 1.

Summer and Fall Class of 2021 - Degree audits have completed, and diplomas will begin shipping from Jostens on February 18. Links to videos and event info for Fall Commencement Weekend 2021 are below.