Commencement Information

10:00 a.m. at the University Chapel, Sunday May 18, 2014. No tickets are required and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis (the Chapel seats 1400 people). Chapel doors open at 9:00 a.m. Please arrive promptly as line up takes time and the procession will begin at 9:30 a.m. Line-up will be outside the University Chapel on the south side. The service will last about an hour to an hour and a half, with a reception for graduates and guests immediately following in the Harre Union Ballroom across the street from the Chapel. The restrooms in the Chapel of the Resurrection are not accessible by wheelchair. People who cannot climb stairs must use the restrooms in the Harre Union across the street. If a guest is confined to a wheelchair or needs an interpreter, please contact the office of Integrated Marketing and Communications at IMC@valpo.edu or 219.464.6800, to reserve seating in the Chapel on a side aisle. If you are not attending the ceremony, please notify the Registrar’s office and request permission to be absent from Joseph Baruffi, room 279, by completing a Request to Graduate In Absentia form. The alphabetical lineup list for the procession will be provided later.

The May 2014 Commencement webcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. CST on May 18. Note: Web streaming may not work on campus.

A DVD of Law Commencement may be purchased as well. For details about ordering, please Click Here.

*Be sure to specify that you want a copy of the Law Commencement ceremony from 5/18/2014