Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Time: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Contact: Enrollment Management, (312) 755-2250

Venue: The Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre

Address: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States  Map

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At Erikson’s 47th commencement ceremony, 88 graduates will receive their master’s degrees in child development or early childhood education, and three will receive doctoral degrees in child development.

Honorary doctorates will be awarded to Lisa Delpit, the Felton G. Clark Distinguished Professor of Education at Southern University in Baton Rouge, and Susan R. Kiphart, M.Ed. ’72, philanthropist and alumna.

Members of the Board of Trustees and faculty should RSVP to Aaron Barker at [email protected] or (312) 893-7141 by April 18. Graduating students need not RSVP, but their guests must have tickets to enter the ceremony.


Image of Field Museum campus, for Erikson's graduation ceremony

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The Field Museum
James Simpson Theatre

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois
See the directions provided by The Field Museum »

Parking is available at Soldier Field North Parking Garage for $22 if you enter the garage before 5:00 p.m.

Enter from Museum Campus Drive.

Itinerary for graduates and guests

2:00 p.m. Graduates arrive at The Field Museum
2:00–3:00 p.m. Graduates don robes and line up
2:00 p.m. Guests may take their seats
3:30 p.m. Commencement ceremony in the James Simpson Theatre
5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception in the East Atrium and Pavilion


For more information, call Erikson at (312) 755-2250.