Commencement Information for Faculty


Rush University’s 47th Commencement:

Saturday, April 27, 2019
2 to 4 p.m.
Credit Union 1 Arena (formerly UIC Pavilion)
525 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607



Important Travel Update:

Please be advised that the Racine Exit off of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) is closed through Winter 2019. Updates regarding the reopening of the exit will be posted here as frequently as possible. Please consider this information as you plan your travel plans for the day of Commencement.

Commencement Participation 

Faculty interested in participating are asked to complete the Faculty Commencement Participation and Regalia Form by 11:59 p.m. on March 9, 2019. The form permits faculty to order regalia and to ensure identifying information in the commencement program is accurate. Faculty members participating in commencement may wear their own regalia or order rental regalia at no cost. For additional information on custom regalia orders or purchasing your own regalia, please visit Regalia Information

Please be reminded, rented regalia must be returned immediately following the ceremony at the Credit Union 1 Arena.

Faculty members who complete the form after the deadline may not be listed in the program and regalia specific to your degree may not arrive in time for the commencement ceremony.  Generic regalia will be available for all late registrants.