Graduates, this is your day! Welcome to the 2024 Commencement exercises of the University of Illinois Springfield.

Congratulations to the Class of 2024! Commencement marks a transformative moment as graduates embark on new journeys made possible by their degrees. A college education has the power to transform individual lives, producing the leaders that our world needs.

UIS Commencement Program

View or download the UIS Commencement program to hear remarks, see event details, and see the 2024 graduates!

Commencement Photos

Commencement Video Playlist

University of Illinois Springfield Alumnihood

You are joining a worldwide network of more than 44,000 UIS alumni that spans professions and the globe. The benefits of being a UIS alumni are immeasurable, and welcoming you to this impressive constellation of change-makers and go-getters makes us shine even brighter. Learn more about UIS Alumni Relations.

I hope you know that you will always be a part of our UIS team. Your future success as alumni is just as important to us as your success as a student. Please stay connected to us and continue to be proud to be a Prairie Star! You have earned every ounce of praise you receive today, and we have all the faith in the world in your ability to lead yourself and others with integrity as you move forward.

- Chancellor Janet Gooch

Virtual Gifts for the Class of 2024

To help you virtually celebrate, UIS has created multiple AR effects available on TikTok, Instagram and Facebook. Take your photo in front of the colonnade or try on a graduation cap, UIS baseball cap, or UIS beanie and share your photos or videos with #UISedu. Check out all of the UIS Augmented Reality (AR) Effects.

@uisedu Did you know we have a #UISedu TikTok filter that puts you right in front of the colonnade? It’s perfect for #Classof2023 photos! #graduation #commencement ♬ Pomp and Circumstance - Sir Edward Elgar
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Join the #UISedu Commencement Celebration

Use #UISedu when posting photos or congratulatory messages on social media and remember to follow on your favorite social channel TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook!

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