OMSA Graduation Celebration 2018

Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs as we celebrate the Class of 2018. This celebration recognizes students of color and multicultural students who are graduating from the University of Chicago in the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools during any quarter of the 2017-2018 academic year.

OMSA Graduation Celebration
Thursday, June 7, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)
Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.
Formal graduation ceremony by a reception at the Center for Identity + Inclusion, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Graduating students are encouraged to register through Eventbrite by Thursday, May 31 at 5:00pm.  Please click here to register.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. How many tickets can I get for family and friends?
    Each graduate is welcome to register up to 4 guests through Eventbrite. If you are interested in bringing additional guests, please email As space is limited, we ask that you only request what you need and update us if the number changes.
  2. What is the dress code for graduating students and guests?
    Suggested dress is semi-formal.
  3. Do I need to bring my cap and gown?  What if I don’t have one?
    Yes, please bring your cap and gown for the Class of 2017 photo. If you don't have a cap and gown, you are still welcome to participate. 
  4. Can I wear the OMSA stole at the Convocation on the Main Quad?
    Stoles presented at OMSA Graduation can be worn at the 530th Convocation Ceremony on Saturday, June 10 at 9:15am on the University's Main Quadrangle. The Dean of Students for each area will determine if they will be allowed at other ceremonies. 
  5. My question isn't listed.
    Please give us a call at 773.702.5710 or email us at