Interfaith Baccalaureate Convocation

Friday, May 5th, 2017
7:00 p.m. 
Dan and Ada Rice Center

Eligible Benedictine University May and August 2017 bachelor's degree candidates are invited to participate in the Interfaith Baccalaureate Convocation.

During the hooding ceremony as part of the Convocation, a faculty or staff member, who has been specifically asked to, will place a hood for the first time over the shoulders of a student. The hooding is the symbolic passing of the knowledge and methods of the disciplines and the liberal arts to the student. 

Participating students should arrive by 6:45 p.m. with their academic apparel. 

If you wish to participate in the Interfaith Baccalaureate Convocation please fill out the Response Card by providing the name of the faculty/staff member you have asked to hood you located on the Steps for Graduation tab. Also, please verify with your faculty/staff member that they will participate at the Convocation. For any additional questions please email Jenny Janis at jjanis@ben.edu



127th Commencement Convocations

UNDERGRADUATE CEREMONY - Saturday, May 13, 2017
Please Visit the Schedule of Events Page for Event Details
GRADUATE CEREMONY - Saturday, June 3, 2017
Please Visit the Schedule of Events Page for Event Details

 

 

Commencement
BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY

David Sonnenberger
Associate Provost
Phone: (630) 829-6538
E-mail: dsonnenberger@ben.edu

Jenny Janis
Assistant to the Associate Provost
Phone (630) 829-1143
Email: jjanis@ben.edu