This is your moment. Celebrate it together.

Graduation Week provides several opportunities to connect with the Kellogg community

Graduation Week events are sponsored by the office of the dean. Learn more about each of the events and register for them below.


A Day at the Races - Arlington Park

Sunday, June 16, 2019

12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Family friendly event

Join us in the Kellogg tent for lunch and an afternoon of visiting with friends and enjoying the races. Transportation will be provided. Buses will be leaving from McManus at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: No cost for you and your guests

Montag Family Vista

Nota Bene with David Besanko '82 and BBQ

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Family and friends welcome at all activities.

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Speech by Professor David Besanko '82: Reflections on “Tragedy” in Business, Markets, and Society
Gies Plaza | Global Hub

Nota Bene is a series of lectures leading up to convocation that provides graduating students with one last chance to hear from some of Kellogg's favorite professors.

Registration information coming soon.

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Montag Family Vista | Global Hub

Cost: No cost for you and your guests


Gala at the
Field Museum

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join your classmates for a final graduation celebration at the Field Museum. Enjoy a sit-down dinner in this iconic Chicago museum. Transportation will be provided. You are allowed to bring one guest to this event.

Buses depart:
6:00 p.m. from McManus (Evanston)
6:30 p.m. from Wieboldt (339 E. Chicago Ave.)

Buses return to McManus and Wieboldt:
Beginning at 10:30 p.m.
Last bus departs at 11:00 p.m

Dress: Suits and cocktail attire

Cost: No cost for you and your guest

Honors Ceremony

Thursday, June 20, 2019

4:30 p.m.
By invitation only
Recipients of the Dean's Service Award, Beta Gamma Sigma and department awards are recognized. A light reception follows the ceremony.

Dress: Business attire

Convocation Day

Convocation Day

Friday, June 21, 2019

Family and friends welcome at all activities. Transportation to ceremony begins at 3:15 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
Lake side tent reception
Tickets are not required

4:00 p.m.
Student line-up begins

5:00 p.m.
Convocation, Welsh-Ryan Arena

7:00 p.m.
Convocation concludes; plan your celebration with family and friends!

Tickets are required

Family Brunch

Family Brunch - Allen Center

Saturday, June 22, 2019

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are not required

Enjoy one last chance to gather with friends and family.
Cost: No cost for you and your guests

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