Commencement 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

  • 4 p.m. - Commencement Liturgy, Upper Level Gallagher Center
  • 5-7 p.m.* - Senior Class Gala, Clet Hall
  • 7 p.m. - ROTC Commissioning, Upper Level Gallagher Center

* Note: Senior Class Gala begins immediately after the Commencement Liturgy.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. - Undergraduate Commencement Exercise for the College of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the College of Business Administration, Upper Level Gallagher Center
  • 12-2 p.m. - Students and their families are welcome to convene outside the Gallagher Center to say goodbye to those special faculty members and administrative personnel that made their experience here at NU exceptional.
  • 3-5 p.m. - Undergraduate Commencement Exercise for the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Education, Upper Level Gallagher Center

Note: In addition to the Commencement Exercises being streamed live on the Web, the Castellani Art Museum will be available for campus guests who were unable to procure a ticket to view the event in the Upper Level Gallagher Center.

For the undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015, a sign language interpreter and a large screen will be available in the Gallagher Center; the ceremony will also be streamed live in the Castellani Art Museum. Accessible seating will be available in both locations on a limited basis for individuals using wheelchairs. To seek assistance in locating this seating, you may see one of the ushers located at the entrances the day of the ceremony. Please also note that wheelchairs will not be available onsite for use during the event.

Each student will be issued four tickets to allow family and friends to attend their commencement. Tickets are required by all who plan to attend the commencement ceremony. No one will be admitted into the Gallagher Center without a ticket. Please note that baby strollers are prohibited.

Ticket Info

Tickets will be distributed by the Campus Activities Office during the following dates and times:

Week of April 27 - May 1, 2015
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Campus Activities Office, Lower Level Gallagher Center

Extended Hours: Tuesday, April 28, and Wednesday, April 29, 2015
7-9 p.m.
Campus Activities Office, Lower Level Gallagher Center