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Invitation from the President

Dear Colleagues:

Commencement is a grand event in the lives of our students, their families and their guests. It is fitting that the faculty members who helped our students reach this milestone be on hand to salute their achievements. To that end, we invite you to join us on this wonderful occasion.

Northwestern University's 161st Commencement will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at Ryan Field. In addition to this University-wide ceremony, we will hold individual school convocations on Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22. 

Look for a communication from a representative of your school regarding how to order caps and gowns for Commencement and the convocations. Orders must be placed before the deadline set by your school. If you have questions about ordering your regalia, please contact your representative through the Convocations, Ceremonies, & Receptions website. 

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s ceremonies.

Morton Schapiro
President and Professor​

Jonathan Holloway
Provost and Professor