Loras College will hold its 177th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 1:30 p.m., in the Rock Bowl Stadium on the Loras College campus.

Baccalaureate Mass will also take place on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Nativity, 1225 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA.  The doors to the church will open at 8:30 a.m.  The Liturgical Procession for the Mass will start from the back of Christ The King Church at approx 9:30 a.m.

In the event of inclement weather, the Loras College Commencement Ceremony will be a ticketed event and will be held in the Athletic & Wellness Center (if held in the Rock Bowl Stadium, no tickets are required).  For the comfort of our guests, the ceremony may also be viewed in the Alumni Campus Center/Marie Graber Ballroom (no ticket required).

Doors will open for guests in the Rock Bowl or Athletic & Wellness Center at 12:30 p.m.  There are limited numbers of handicapped accessible seating located on the upper level of both facilities.  All parking lots on the Loras College campus will be open and parking is free.  The Hennessy Hall parking lot is designated as handicapped parking only.  Handicapped parking for the Athletic & Wellness Center is located in the lot adjacent the building.  Security will be available at both locations to assist guests.

For additional information about the 2016 Loras College Commencement visit loras.edu/commencement.