Five Year Institute: Schedule

Full Schedule

A full detailed schedule will be available later in the spring.


Check-In Details


Damen Student Center
South Info Desk
6511 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626


Early Check-In:

  • Sunday, July 19
  • 3:00pm-7:00pm

Regular Check-In:

  • Monday, July 20
  • 8:00am-7:30pm

Institute Start

Monday, July 20:

  • Newcomer Orientation, 3:00pm
  • Opening Mass, 4:30pm


Schedule Overview

Monday, July 20

  • Pre-Institute Retreat (optional, 9:30am start): focus on the Universal Apostolic Preferences
  • Newcomers Orientation (3:00pm start)
  • Opening Mass & Banquet (4:30pm start)

Tuesday, July 21
Theme: "Reconciliation: Walking with the Excluded"

  • Day 1 Programming
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marcia Chatelain
  • Delegation Night: enjoy Chicago's diverse neighborhoods with colleagues from your home institution

Wednesday, July 22
Theme: "Sustaining Our Vocations in Accompanying Our Youth"

  • Day 2 Programming
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Monica Nixon
  • Panel of Arrupe College students
  • Afternoon at the Water Tower Campus
  • Night on the Town: private reception at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Thursday, July 23
Theme: "Discernment: A Hopeful Future"

  • Day 3 Programming
  • Keynote Speakers: Dr. Yohuru Williams
  • Closing Ceremony & Banquet (ends by 9:00pm)
  • Club JASPA (ends by 11:00pm)

Friday, July 24

  • Post-Institute Engagement Experiences (optional, 9:00am-1:00pm)


Program Highlights

We received a record number of program proposals for the Institute. Thank you to all who submitted proposals!

In addition to the lineup of keynote speakers, programming includes three different program session formats:

  • Workshops (100 minutes)
  • Educational Sessions (50 minutes)
  • Lightning Round Presentations (5 minutes)

Dr. Stephanie Russell will also serve as Scholar in Residence for the Institute and be a part of many aspects of the schedule. She is the Vice President and Consultant for Mission Integration at the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU).


Guidebook Mobile App

The full Institute schedule and additional features will be available via Guidebook mobile app this summer prior to the start of the Institute.

Please note that there will be no printed version of the schedule so this website and the Guidebook mobile app will be your source for Institute updates, information, and details.