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Baccalaureate Mass

All graduates and their guests are invited to attend the Baccalaureate Mass, a Mass of Thanksgiving for God's many blessings on our graduates.

Friday, June 9, 2017
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
St. Vincent de Paul Church
1010 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Graduates and faculty please meet at 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center (Students: atrium, Faculty: MPR) to line up for the processional.  Guests should go directly to St. Vincent's Church. Faculty are encouraged to attend the Mass and to dress in academic regalia. Traditionally, students also wear caps and gowns to the Mass.

Baccalaureate Mass Reception

A reception will follow the Mass for all graduates and their guests.  GradImages will be available to take photos with academic regalia, family and friends.  The reception will take place:

Friday, June 9, 2017
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center
Room 120
2250 N. Sheffield Ave.

Countdown to Graduation Events

Countdown to Graduation is a quarter-long campaign that provides celebratory events to students before they graduate from DePaul. All graduating students, including graduate, law and undergraduate, are welcome to participate in the events.

See the Countdown to Graduation page for a schedule and more information.  Events include:

  • Adult Student Affairs Graduation Brunch
  • Graduation Celebration for Students of African Descent
  • Elevate Graduation Banquet for Asian/Pacific Islander Desi American Students
  • Latina/o Graduation Banquet
  • Lavender Graduation