Welcome visitors, to our most cherished tradition.
The 40th University of Illinois Springfield Commencement Ceremony was held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois, May 14, 2011.
The Center is located in downtown Springfield at 9th and Adams streets.
The Center parking ramp is located at the corner of 7th & Washington streets.
Coming from the SOUTH on I-55 (St. Louis)
Take the 6th St. Exit (#92) to Downtown Springfield. Stay on 6th St.; at Washington St. turn right. Go one (1) block.
Coming from the NORTH on I-55 (Chicago)
Take the Clear Lake Avenue Exit (#98). Clear Lake Ave. merges with Jefferson St. Take a left on 7th St. Go one (1) block.
Coming from the EAST on I-72 (Champaign)
Continue straight ahead on Clear Lake Ave.; it will merge with Jefferson St. Take a left on 7th St. Go one (1) block.
The following hotels have agreed to extend discounted rates to family members and friends attending the UIS Commencement Ceremony. Please mention "UIS Commencement" when calling to make reservations.
700 East Adams
Springfield, IL 62701
View the Hilton's UIS Commencement Ceremony reservation page
Group Name: UIS COMMENCEMENT
Group Code: UIS
Room Rate: - TBD