Graduation

2018 CONVOCATION SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Northwestern Commencement
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Ryan Field - map it

Ph.D. Hooding
Time: 2 p.m.
*Location: Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute - map it

McCormick Dean’s Graduation Reception
Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
Location: Norris East Lawn, 1999 Campus Drive - map it

Saturday, June 23

Undergraduate Convocation
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Ryan Field, 1501 Central Street - map it 

McCormick Master’s Recognition Ceremony
(The Graduate School MS and MMM graduates) 
Time: 11 a.m.
*Location: Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute - map it

McCormick Master’s Recognition Ceremony
(McCormick School of Engineering/Professional MS excluding MMM) 
Time: 2 p.m.
*Location: Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute - map it

*Although there are no tickets required for this ceremony, the Ryan Family Auditorium could reach seating capacity. Graduates, to ensure that family members have enough room to sit in the auditorium, please ask your Northwestern student friends to sit in the overflow room (LR5), where a live video feed of the event will be shown. Families wishing to sit in the auditorium are asked to arrive early to find a seat. 

Department Events

Biomedical Engineering

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Lunch, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: The Garage (2311 Campus Drive) - map it
Invitees: BME graduates and their families
Contact: Deborah Cundiff

Chemical and Biological Engineering – Graduate Studies

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Open House, 12 – 4 p.m. 
Location: Technological Institute, E133 and East Patio (2145 Sheridan Road) - map it
Invitees: ChBE graduates and their families; ChBE faculty and staff
Contact: Jennifer Cole 

Chemical and Biological Engineering - Undergraduate

Date: Tuesday, May 22
Event: Dinner, 7 p.m.
Location: Firehouse Grill (750 Chicago Avenue)
Invitees: ChBE graduating seniors and their families; ChBE faculty

Contact: Jennifer Cole 

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Date: Thursday, June 21
Event: Awards Presentation, 3:30 – 6 p.m. (Auditorium); Dinner, 6 – 8 p.m. (Atrium) 
Location: Allen Center Auditorium and Atrium (2169 Campus Drive) - map it
Invitees: CEE graduates and their families; CEE faculty and staff
Contact: Charles Martell  

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Reception, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Technological Institute, L211 (2145 Sheridan Road)- map it
Invitees: EECS graduates and their families
Contact: Gloria Hernandez

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Date: Friday, June 22 
Event: Reception & Open House, 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Technological Institute, M416 (2145 Sheridan Road) - map it
Invitees: ESAM graduates and their families
Contact: Catherine Cotter                    

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences - Ph.D.

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Reception, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Technological Institute, Willen’s Wing Atrium (2145 Sheridan Road) - map it
Invitees: IEMS Ph.D. graduates and their families
Contact: Sadia Ahmed 

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences - Undergraduate

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Lunch, 12:30 p.m.
Location: Technological Institute, LR3 (2145 Sheridan Road) - map it
Invitees: IEMS graduates and their families
Contact: Agnes Kaminski 

Master of Biotechnology

Date: Saturday, June 23
Event: Reception, 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Women’s Club of Evanston (1702 Chicago Avenue)
Invitees: MBP graduates and their families
Contact: Igor Kourkine 

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

Date: Saturday, June 23
Event: Reception & Dinner, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Merion Crystal Ballroom (1611 Chicago Avenue)
Invitees: MEM graduates and their immediate families; MEM faculty
Contact: Lauren Jones 

Master of Product Design and Development

Date: Saturday, June 23
Event: Reception, 3 – 5 p.m.
Invitees: MPD graduates and their families
Location: Ford Building Atrium (2133 Sheridan Road) - map it
Contact: Karen Healy Stover 

Master of Science in Information Technology

Date: Saturday, June 23 
Event: Reception and Dinner, 5 p.m.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn (1818 Maple Avenue)
Invitees: MSIT graduates and their families; MSIT faculty and program staff
Contact: Abi Shay 

Materials Science and Engineering

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Reception, 12 – 1 p.m.
Location: Cook Hall Atrium - map it
Invitees: MSE graduates and their families; MSE faculty
Contact: Alice Camacho 

Mechanical Engineering – Senior Sendoff

Date: Thursday, May 17
Event: Senior Sendoff, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Firehouse Grill (750 Chicago Avenue)
Invitees: ME graduating seniors only
Contact: Hillary Sparks 

Mechanical Engineering

Date: Friday, June 22
Event: Reception, 12 p.m.
Location: Technological Institute, Willen’s Wing Atrium (2145 Sheridan Road) - map it
Invitees: ME graduating seniors and their families
Contact: Hillary Sparks 

Multidisciplinary MBA + MS Design Innovation (MMM)

Date: Friday, June 22
Events and Locations:
Reception, 10 – 11 a.m., Ford Atrium (2133 Sheridan Road)
Graduating Class Photo, 11 – 11:30 a.m., Garrett Lawn (2133 Sheridan Road)
Awards Ceremony, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., TECH Ryan Family Auditorium (2145 Sheridan Road)
Invitees: MMM/MSDI graduates and their families
Contact: Susan Goren