The 46th annual UIS commencement ceremonies will be held at The Center on Saturday, May 13, 2017. There will be two ceremonies at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The ceremonies will be divided by college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will participate in the 12:30 p.m. ceremony. Students in the College of Business and Management, College of Education and Human Services, and College of Public Affairs and Administration will participate in the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.
Important Information for
All students planning to participate in commencement ARE REQUIRED to complete the following TWO steps:
- Confirm their participation by submitting an online intent to participate between March 13 and March 27 via a link that will be available on this site. Only those who are eligible will be able to submit their intent to participate. Also, if you are making special cap and gown arrangements (e.g., borrowing a black cap and gown), you MUST still confirm your participation.
- Purchase a cap and gown during the “Graduate Salute” to be held in the UIS Bookstore in late March/early April (additional information regarding “Graduate Salute” will be available in coming weeks).
Commencement Letter #1 (pdf)
Commencement Letter #2 (coming soon)
Commencement Letter #3 (coming soon)
Special Information for
Commencement information for international students (including information for inviting guests) can be found on the International Student Services website.
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