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Law Commencement
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The College of Law ceremony will be held at The Chicago Theatrelocated at 175 N. State St., Chicago, IL​ 60601.​

  • Saturday,  May 18, 2019
    3:00 p.m., doors open at 2:00 p.m. 

Cap & Gown

Your cap and gown order indicates you plan to attend the Law commencement ceremony. This critical step mus​t be done by April 2 if you decide to participate. You can order your cap and gown online or at the DePaul Loop Bookstore or DePaul Lincoln Park Bookstore.

  • ​Law MJ $101 plus tax
  • Law JD & LLM $125 plus tax

Law Commencement Kick Off

DePaul’s Law Commencement Kick Off Event takes place the week of Law commencement. At Law Commencement Kick Off you will receive important information for commencement day.  This is when you will pick-up your commencement tickets and your cap and gown, if you have not already retrieved your tickets at Early Ticket Pickup.

Many important university partners will also be available to ensure you have everything you need for your ceremony. This will include representatives ​from the College of Law, Alumni Relations and Career Services. GradImages will be on site to take pictures of graduates in their cap and gown.

Wednesday, May 15 - Thursday, May 16, 2019

DePaul Center Concourse 
1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.​

Law Faculty Participation

Faculty members are required to participate in the Law Commencement Ceremony as this marks a milestone in the lives of our students, their families and friends. Faculty participation ​includes the opening procession, joining university officials on stage and celebrating with our graduates and their guests. You will receive an email from your Dean with RSVP information and an opportunity to reserve academic regalia.  The Law College Coordinator will be managing this information. If you have any questions please email​.  

If you placed an order for academic regalia, you may pick it up at Law's Commencement Kick Off Event Wednesday, May 15 - Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the DePaul Center ConcourseFaculty regalia will not be available for pick-up at the commencement venues.​

Guest Information

Directions, Parking & Hotels

For directions, public transportation and parking, please visit Getting to The Chicago Theatre. 

For hotels in the immediate vicinity of the Chicago Theatre, please see the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel​ and the theWit Chicago Hotel​DePaul has arranged discounted rates with various hotels throughout Chicago.  Visit the Demon Discounts​ website for a complete list. ​


For security purposes, the Chicago Theatre requires all guest entrants to have a ticket to the College of Law ceremony. You will not be limited on the number of tickets you receive. Students will have two opportunities to pick up tickets prior to the ceremony. Students must register to reserve tickets -- click here.

Flowers and Gifts

Flowers and gifts will be available for purchase in the Chicago Theatre lobby. Pre-order your gift to ensure it's waiting for you at the venue. Visit the Graduation Day Flowers website​ to see a complete list of gifts and to place your order today.