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Baccalaureate Mass

​​​​Baccalaureate Mass

Bacc 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. 
Graduates who wish to participate in the procession should wear their academic regalia and meet at 3:00 p.m. on the St. Vincent de Paul Parish lawn (facing West Webster Avenue). Designated pews will be reserved for students who join the procession.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend wearing academic regalia. Separate seating will be reserved at the front of the church for all faculty and staff. Please be seated in the designated pews by 3:45 p.m.

Friday, June 14, 2024

St. Vincent de Paul Church 
1010 W. Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
4:00 p.m.

Please RSVP for Baccalaureate Mass and the following reception at: Baccalaureate Mass RSVP

Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, even with an RSVP. 

Baccalaureate Mass Reception

A reception will follow the Mass for all graduates and their guests.

Student Center
2250 N. Sheffield Ave., Room 120
Chicago, IL 60614
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.


Parking is available in the two garages listed below. More parking information can be found here.

Sheffield Parking Garage - 2331 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
Clifton Parking Deck - 2330 N. Clifton Ave. Chicago, IL 60614

For questions regarding Baccalaureate Mass, please contact Alice Farrell in the Division of Mission and Ministry at 312-362-8822 or by email at