OMSA Graduation Celebration 2016

Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs as we celebrate the Class of 2016!  This celebration recognizes multicultural students who are graduating from the University of Chicago in the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools during any quarter of the 2015-2016 academic year.

OMSA Graduation Celebration
Thursday, June 9, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)
Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.
Formal graduation ceremony by a reception with hors d'oeuvres.

Graduating students are encouraged to register through Eventbrite as soon as possible.  The deadline has been extended to Thursday, June 2 at 5:00pm.  (Students who self-identify as multicultural in my.UChicago and have registered to graduate should have received invitations from us starting on Friday, May 13.)

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 2016 photo. We have a very limited number of caps and gowns that students can borrow. If you are interested, please contact Ronnie Rios at
  4. Can I wear the OMSA stole at the Convocation on the Main Quad?
    Stoles presented at OMSA Graduation can be worn at the 527th Convocation Ceremony on Saturday, June 11 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. The College will not allow stoles to be worn during the College Diploma Ceremony on Saturday, June 11 at 1:00pm on the Main Quadrangle.
  5. My question isn't listed.
    Feel free to give us a call at 773.702.5710 or email us at anytime.