The 45th UIS commencement ceremony was held on May 14, 2016, at 4 p.m., at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield, 9th and Adams streets.
- Commencement Address – Donna K. Sollenberger
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 1971 and 1974 Alumna
- Remarks to Fellow Graduates – Robyn Nicole Crutchfield
Class of 2016
From The Newsroom
- UIS to hold 45th commencement ceremony on May 14 in downtown Springfield
- More than 1,100 earn degrees at 45th UIS Commencement ceremony
- WAND-TV: UIS To Hold 45th Commencement Ceremony
- SJR Column: Commencement, May 2016
- WICS-TV: UIS To Host Graduation at Prairie Capital Convention Center
- WICS-TV: Largest UIS Graduation Expected Saturday
- SJR: UIS Commencement
- WICS-TV: More Than One-Thousand UIS Students Graduate
- SJR: Speaker tells UIS graduates to follow their heart
Important Information for 2016 Graduates
Special Information for International Students
Commencement information for international students (including information for inviting guests) can be found on the International Student Services website.
- Lavender Graduation
- CAP Honors Graduation Breakfast
- Online Degree Graduation Brunch
- Commencement 2016
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