May 2015 — Last Minute Details - Marquette University Law School

May 2015 — Last Minute Details
Below are several details for graduates and their guests about the Law School Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Milwaukee Theatre
500 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Saturday, May 16, 2015
ON THE FIRST FLOOR. The event will take place from 6:45 to 8:30p.m. with a r eception to follow. The entir e event
should end by 9:00 — 9:15p.m. Doors to the Milwaukee Theatre lobby will open by 5:10p.m. and doors to the theatre seating
area will open by 6:10p.m. There are NO tickets and NO assigned seating for the ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, firstserved basis. Out of courtesy to your classmates, we trust that all graduates will bring the number of guests they reported on
their RSVP form.
Parking can be tight, but you should be able to find parking at any of the downtown commercial lots listed below. You can
search for other parking options at We recommend that your driver drops you and your guests off at
500 W. Kilbourn Ave. or the northeast corner of N. 6th Street and W. Kilbourn Ave. and then parks in any of the lots in the
vicinity. The following lots/garages are located within walking distance to the Milwaukee Theatre:
Hyatt Parking Structure at N. 4th & Kilbourn
Commerce Lot at 744 N. 4th Street
3rd & Wells
Jo Lot at 725 N. 6th Street
4th & State
MacArthur Square at 841 N. James Lovell Street
6th & State
Wisconsin Center District Lot on Wells between
6th and 4th Streets
Cap & Gown pick-up is on Tuesday, May 12 (10am-6pm), and Wednesday May, 13 (10am-4pm), in Alumni
Memorial Union Rooms 157 and 163.
The Kilbourn Room, where the faculty and graduates assemble before the ceremony, will NOT be secure during the
ceremony. Please leave your purse, camera, and other valuables with your guests to hold during the ceremony.
Honor cords (pro bono and academic) will be distr ibuted in the Kilbour n Room before the cer emony.
If you have not done so already, contact Carol Dufek ([email protected]) if any of your guests will have special
needs for seating (wheelchair, easy access to restrooms, etc.).
Reminder: Attendance at the all-University Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 17, is mandatory for all
graduates by University directive. Requests for permission to be excused from the all-University Commencement
Ceremony must be submitted via email to Director Rogan-Mehta and approved by the Dean. You will need to arrive at the
Bradley Center by 8:45 a.m. Law School diplomas will be distr ibuted immediately after the all-University Ceremony
at the Bradley Center. At that time you will also return your cap, gown, and hood. On Sunday morning, we will let you know
when and where to pick up your diplomas and return your academic apparel. For details about the all-University Ceremony,
go to
Questions? Contact Director Amy Rogan-Mehta ([email protected]) or for special needs accommodations, contact
Carol Dufek ([email protected]). The Law School looks forward to celebrating this special weekend with you.