Graduation

2020 Convocation

Following the University’s decision regarding commencement, the McCormick School of Engineering will honor its 2020 undergraduate, master’s, and PhD graduates virtually.

McCormick has built a celebration webpage to serve as a virtual hub for engineering-related celebrations:

  • The live stream of the 162nd Northwestern University Commencement ceremony starting at 11 a.m. CDT on June 19 and featuring President Morton Shapiro and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressing graduates
  • Messages from McCormick, including remarks from guest alumni and myself
  • Links to information about department graduation events
  • Special materials to celebrate the occasion on social media

View the McCormick School of Engineering Celebration page

Visit the Northwestern Commencement website 

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Date: Thursday, June 18, 3 p.m.
Contact: Joe Holtgreive 

Department Events

Biomedical Engineering

Date: Friday, June 19
Undergraduate BME Graduation Celebration: 1:00 p.m.
Contact for Undergraduate Ceremony: Suzanne Olds
MS and PhD Recognition Ceremony: 2:45 p.m.
Contact for MS and PhD Recognition Ceremony: Casey Ankeny and Mitra Hartmann

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Date: Friday, June 19
Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony: 2 p.m.
Contact for Undergraduate Ceremony: Jennifer Cole, Dana Omar
MS and PhD Recognition Ceremony: 3 p.m.
Contact for MS and PhD Ceremony: Elizabeth Rentfro

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Date: Friday, June 19
Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony: 1 p.m.
MS and PhD RecognitionCeremony: 2 p.m.
Contact: Charles Martell

Computer Science

Date: Friday, June 19, 1 p.m.
Event Contact: Chris Riesbeck
Visit the CS Graduation page

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Date: Friday, June 19
Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony: 2 p.m.
MS and PhD Recognition Ceremony: 2:45 p.m.
Contact: Rebecca Lonen

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Date: Friday, June 19, 1:30 p.m.
Contact: David Chopp
Watch the ESAM video stream

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Date: Friday, June 19, 1 p.m.
Event Contact: Jill Wilson

Master of Biotechnology

Date: Friday, June 19, 2 p.m.
Contact: Svetlana Korzeniowski

Master of Engineering Management

Date: Saturday, June 20, 9 a.m.
Contact: Abi Shay

Master of Product Design and Development Management

Date: Friday, June 19, 1:30 p.m.
Event Contact: Diona Geci, Karen Healy-Stover

Master of Project Management

Date: Friday, June 19, 7pm
Contact: Allison Asher

Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction

Date: Friday, June 19, 5pm
Contact: Allison Asher

Master of Science in Information Technology

Date: Saturday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.
Contact: Abi Shay

Materials Science and Engineering

Date : Friday, June 19, 1 p.m
Contact: Kristina Yi Lugo

Mechanical Engineering

Date: Friday, June 19
Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony: 1:30 p.m.
MS and PhD Recognition Ceremony: 2:30 p.m.
Contact: Kevin Lynch

MMM Program

Date: Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m.
Contact: Susan Goren

Segal Design Institute, MaDE

Date: Friday, June 19, 2:30 p.m.
Contact: DeYandre Thaxton