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December 2017 Commencement


Event Details

Saturday, December 16, 2017
UIC Pavilion
525 S.Racine

Ceremonies For:
Applied Health Sciences
Architecture, Design and the Arts
Business Administration
Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of Public Health
Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Graduate Ceremony

9:00 am

Undergraduate Ceremony

2:00 pm

Information for Graduates

Please use the link below to register. ONLY GRADUATES WHO HAVE REGISTERED MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE CEREMONIES. The deadline to register is 3:00pm on December 5.

Student RSVP

Caps and gowns will be available for purchase at the UIC Bookstore beginning December 6. Please click here for more information.

Seating will be assigned by college and major. Graduates will not process in. Your seating assignment will be printed on your name card. Please bring this with you to the ceremony. You are encouraged to come early to find your assigned seat.

Due to space limitations of the facilities and estimated attendance, undergraduates students will receive 5 tickets and graduate students will receive 8 tickets. If there are extra tickets available, graduates who have registered will be notified after December 5 and the tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Until that time, requests for extra tickets will be denied.

The Fall 2017 commencement ceremonies are for graduates from the Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters. All Summer and Fall 2017 graduates should attend the Fall commencement ceremonies. The Spring ceremonies are for Spring 2018 graduates only.

Information for Faculty

All faculty planning to participate in commencement must have appropriate academic attire.

You can order your regalia using the online request form. The deadline to order is Friday, October 27, 2017.

For more information, contact Carol Davis at cdavis@uic.edu.

If you are planning to attend but have your own regalia, you do not need to RSVP. Plenty of seating will be available for faculty. Faculty should be backstage at least half an hour before the ceremonies and will be processed in and seated in the first rows of seating on the floor.

For more information, contact Nikki Andrae at nandra1@uic.edu.


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Additional Information

For any additional questions or assistance, please email commencement@uic.edu

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