Schedule of Events

Commencement Week Schedule of Events

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events have been postponed; as alternative events are scheduled, the information below will be updated. Check back here frequently for updates.

* Denotes by invitation only

Event Location Time Contact
Lavender Graduation: A Celebration of LGBTQIA+ Students, Staff, and Faculty
Friday, May 1, 2020
Student Union Patio
(Rain Location: LRH Great Room)
12:00 p.m. Gender and Sexuality Student Services
(217) 206-8316
gss@uis.edu
Student Affairs Leadership Reception
May 1, 2020
Student Union Ballroom 4:30 p.m. Marie Watson
(217) 206-6671
mwats9@uis.edu
Black Graduation
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Student Union Ballroom 1:00 p.m. Diversity Center
(217) 206-6333
diversity@uis.edu;
Pre-registration is required at:
TBA (under construction)
Hispanic/Latinx Graduation
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Student Union Ballroom 4:30 p.m. Diversity Center
(217) 206-6333
diversity@uis.edu;
Pre-registration is required at:
TBA (under construction)
International Congratulatory Ceremony
Friday, May 8, 2020
Student Union Ballroom 2:00 p.m. Erika Suzuki
(217) 206-8164
esuzu2@uis.edu
*CAP Honors
Graduation Breakfast
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Main PAC Lobby (Outside of Sangamon Auditorium) 9:00 a.m. Karen Barker
(217) 206-7251
kguth01s@uis.edu
*COLRS Sponsored Online Brunch
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Student Union Ballroom 9:00 a.m. COLRS Staff
(217) 206-7317
COLRS@uis.edu
Commencement
Ceremonies 2020:

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Bank of Springfield Center 12:30 p.m.
and
5:30 p.m.
Office of Records and Registration
(217) 206-7730
registrar@uis.edu

* Denotes by invitation only