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Spirit Tassel Challenge

Show Your Cougar Pride at Commencement

What is the Spirit Tassel Challenge?

It’s an easy way to celebrate your experiences at Concordia University Chicago. Use this moment to honor a professor that has impacted you or salute your program of studies. Graduates are invited to consider a one-time gift of $150 or a monthly gift of $20.17.

All proceeds support the Pillars Fund which links your gift to Concordia’s greatest needs increasing the value of your degree.

How do I participate in the Spirit Tassel Challenge?

  • Return the pledge form to the Concordia University Chicago Foundation or bring along to rehearsal on Friday, December 7.

  • Give online today and select "Other" from the drop down menu and note "Spirit Tassel Challenge." Then indicate the professor or program you would like to honor in the comments field.

What do I get for participating in the Spirit Tassel Challenge?Concordia University Chicago Graduates

Alumni receive a commemorative maroon and gold tassel to wear at Commencement. All Spirit Tassel Challenge participants will receive special acknowledgement during Commencement activities for your commitment to the University.

Tassels will be distributed at
Commencement Rehearsal on
Friday, December 7.

Questions about the Spirit Tassel Challenge can be directed to the
Office of Alumni Relations at 888-258-6773 or