Graduates will begin lining up at 2:30 p.m. at the Credit Union 1 Arena.
Seating is general admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Graduates and guests can expect the ceremony portion of the event to minimally last two hours.
Guests may need to wait in the arena lobby during the procession until the faculty procession concludes.
Beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase.
Flowers and Gifts for Graduates
If you are looking for a gift for your graduate, the university's bookstore will be in attendance selling Chicago Booth items. A flower vendor will also be onsite to sell flowers.
A recording of the ceremony will be available to view a few weeks later. This information will be emailed to all students. View the recording of the 2018 Booth Graduation Ceremony »
Grad Images will photograph candidates receiving their diplomas. Approximately two weeks after the ceremony, Grad Images will mail graduates a passport-size, full-color proof of their individual photos. There is no obligation to purchase. Order information can be obtained by calling 1.800.261.2576 or by visiting the Grad Images website.
Please note the Credit Union 1 Arena does not allow large bags, backpacks or strollers. Other items prohibited include balloons, open food and beverages, and noisemakers. Guests are advised to leave these items behind. Please visit the Credit Union 1 Arena Guest Services website for more detailed information.