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UIC Commencement welcomes you!

Graduation is a celebration - a celebration of an ending and a beginning. It is a time to commemorate academic achievements and friendships built while at UIC.


Forever Flames is a week to celebrate your achievements, reflect upon your time at UIC, and to forever connect as a FLAME!

The following events are open to all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral UIC graduating students:

Grad Finale: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
UIC Forum
6:00PM ‐ 8:00PM
Chicago's Mission Improvable Comedy Team is coming to the UIC Forum just for the Class of 2017! Following the comedy show will be a toast to our graduating students. Snacks and refreshments are free for all attendees. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase at this event by the UIC Bookstore. Only students that are graduating class of 2017 may attend with one guest. RSVP is required: https://orgsync.com/63688/events/1888246/occurrences/4432576

  • Doors Open at 6:00PM
  • Show Starts at 7:00PM
  • Grad Toast at 8:00PM

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians: Friday, April 21, 2017
Tailgate at ChiSox Bar & Grill
5:30PM Tailgate & 7:10PM Game
Limit 1 game ticket per UIC graduate. All ticket sales will verify graduation status. Tickets are limited. #ForeverFlames17
To purchase a ticket and further details go to: https://foreverflamessox.eventbrite.com

As you think about your next steps after UIC, we would like to hear about your plans whether you are attending grad school, starting a new job, or conducting a job search. We would like to ask that you please take 5 minutes to respond to the First Destination Survey that you recently received in your email. Your confidential answers will help inform UIC how we can continue to improve our program support for fellow UIC students, and enhance the value of your UIC degree. Individuals who complete a survey will be entered into a drawing for the latest 32 GB iPad or $50 gift cards as a thank you for your participation. We hope you will participate and share your career destination. Congratulations graduates and good luck in your future endeavors!

Share your experience and tag #ForeverFlames17
Graduating students may be asked to show your declare to intent to graduation/conferral date

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