Fall Commencement Ceremonies

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!  

We are excited to host in person graduations for the first time since 2019.  In order to accommodate our large graduating class and safely welcome you and your guests, the Fall 2021 ceremonies have been increased to 4 ceremonies, separated by colleges.  All ceremonies will be held at the Credit Union 1 Arena.

Friday, December 10

7:00pm - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Saturday, December 11

9:00am - College of Business Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, School of Law

1:30pm - College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, College of Education

7:00pm - College of Applied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, School of Public Health

REGISTRATION AND TICKETS ARE REQUIRED.

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER WAS NOVEMBER 15.  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AND WE CAN NOT ACCEPT LATE REQUESTS.

Graduates can request up to 5 guest tickets.  If extra tickets are needed, please email commencement@uic.edu.

All guests over the age of 2 years must show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test result within the past 72 hours to enter the facility.  Masks are required for all graduates and guests.  Infants under 1 year old do not require tickets.

 A SEPARATE PRE-REORDED VIRTUAL CEREMONY WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING AT 2:00PM ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12.  THE LINK CAN BE VIEWED HERE.

CAPS AND GOWNS

Caps and gowns will be available for purchase in the UIC Bookstore for those who did not purchase regalia from Josten's.

Graduation products, including t-shirts, the UIC spirit necklace, and flowers, are available for purchase from the Commencement Group.

To further contribute to a safe and efficient environment for your graduates, guests, and faculty, we are strongly encouraging customers to take advantage of our online pre-order service.  We will have a contact-free customer experience for the guests who are simply picking up their pre-purchased and reserved product.  This will also increase overall physical distancing measures. The pre-order link for Commencement is: www.thecommencementgroup.com/uic

 

DIPLOMA COVERS

Diploma covers will be available at the ceremonies or can be picked up from Student Center East.  To arrange for pick up, please email commencement@uic.edu.

LATIN HONOR CORDS

Latin honor cords will distributed at Student Center East, Room 603, December 7 - 9 from 9:00am - 4:00pm.  Cords will be available at commencement for those who choose not to pick them up in advance.