Commencement 2019

Watch highlights from last year’s Commencement ceremonies.

Congratulations to our graduates! The 148th Commencement ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 30 and Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Graduate Commencement
Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Elmhurst College Mall

Student check-in starts at 5:00 p.m. in the Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel.

Undergraduate Rehearsal (Mandatory), Baccalaureate and Senior Send-Off 
Friday, May 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel and Elmhurst College Mall

Check-in for rehearsal is at 4:30 p.m.  in the Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel. At rehearsal, you will be assigned your seat for Commencement.

Undergraduate Commencement
Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Elmhurst College Mall

Student check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. in the Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel.

Ceremony Livestream

There will be a livestream through BlueJayTV. You can watch from your own device or in the cafeteria in the lower level of the Frick Center.

Professional Photography and Video

The entire ceremony will be professionally recorded and photographed.

  • Grad Images, a professional photography company, will take individual photos of each graduate as they receive their diploma on the stage. After Commencement, you’ll receive an email from Grad Images with a link to your proofs along with purchase information.
  • DVDs of the ceremony will be available for purchase through the BluejayTV website.

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