Schedule of Events

Registration March 29 – April 1

Register for Stage Experience, order Cap & Gown, and order announcements.

May 13 & 14 Stage Experience

UIS is holding a stage experience for graduates on May 13 & 14. Please check your UIS email account for details and signup information.

May 15 Graduate Celebration

Our #UIS21 Graduate Celebration will launch at Noon on May 15, featuring special videos, virtual gifts, messages to and from graduates, and lots more, to celebrate our 2021 graduates for Commencement Day.

Department Celebrations

Event Location Time Contact

Black/Latinx Graduation

Saturday, May 8th

Student Union 1pm-2pm Diversity Center
(217) 206-6333

Lavender Graduation

Saturday, May 8th

Virtual Release Date:
Saturday, May 8
Gender & Sexuality Student Services

(217) 206-8411

International Student Services Congratulatory Video

Release date: Thursday, May 13th 

 Virtual  Release Date: Thursday, May 13  Erika Suzuki
(217) 206-6678

TEP-Graduation Meet & Greet

Saturday, May 15th



Department of Teacher Education
(217) 206-6682