Loyola University Maryland


Faculty and Administrators

Loyola’s 169th Commencement Exercises will take place on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at M&T Bank Stadium.  

In order to provide adequate seating, all faculty, staff, and administrators who wish to attend are asked to fill out an online RSVP form by Friday, April 29. Details are included below. 

Any member of the Loyola community who would like to volunteer to assist the Commencement team the day of instead of attending as a guest can register here. Volunteer duties may include greeting and seating guests, program distribution, row marshal/assisting with the conferral of degrees, and general support. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 13

Special Awards and Departmental Medals Ceremony

McManus Theater 
10 a.m.

Academic regalia is required. Faculty and administrators will assemble in College Center Conference Rooms 113 and 114 beginning at 9 a.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Baccalaureate Mass

Reitz Arena
1:30 p.m.

Faculty and administrators will assemble in College Center Conference Rooms 113 and 114 at 12:45 p.m. The procession will begin promptly at 1:15 p.m. Please wear academic regalia.

Saturday, May 14


M&T Bank Stadium (1101 Russell St., Baltimore, MD 21230)
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. approximately

Due to logistical challenges at M&T Bank Stadium, there will not be a traditional student or faculty processional. All guests, including faculty, staff, and administrators, will sit in the stadium seating (faculty, staff, and administrators will have a separate section).

Faculty, staff, and administrators must register to be allowed to enter the stadium through the Southwest Suite Entrance (your name will be on a list with security). Light refreshments will be served in the robing area. You will be escorted from the robing area to your seats promptly at 10:50 a.m. Please be aware that there will be a lot of walking with limited elevator access throughout the day.

Academic Apparel Rental Information

To rent academic apparel for Commencement, please contact Kristen Fisher. The deadline to rent regalia is Friday, April 22. Your regalia will be available for pickup from the bookstore on Thursday, May 12. Please make your check payable to the Loyola University Maryland Bookstore and bring your payment with you when you go to pick up your regalia. All rentals must be returned to the bookstore on Monday, May 16.

Pricing (all include: cap, gown, hood, and tassel):

  • Bachelor: $55
  • Master: $60
  • Doctor: $90

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Fisher, director of academic events, at 410-617-2261 or kfisher1@loyola.edu.

Faculty and Administrator 2022 RSVP Form

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