Information for UIS Faculty

The 48th annual UIS commencement ceremonies will be held at the Bank of Springfield Center on Saturday, May 11, 2019. 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.

UIS Commencement

Faculty Participation/Regalia

The online Faculty Participation and Regalia Form is no longer available. The deadline to submit the online form was February 25. If you plan to participate in one or both ceremonies, please read the following notes carefully:

  • If you submitted the online Faculty Participation and Regalia form indicating that you will be participating, commencement information will be sent to you prior to the ceremonies.
  • If you ordered regalia, items will be delivered to your college office by the UIS Bookstore in late April.
  • If you have special needs or if your participation plans change, please contact the Office of Records and Registration (


If you are a platform party or faculty member participating in the 2019 commencement ceremonies, you will be allowed to park in the for the Sangamon County parking lot.  The Sangamon County parking lot is located at the corner of 9th and Adams Streets with the entrance to the lot off Adams Street.

Ceremony Information

The Faculty Robing Room will be located on the lower level of Bank of Springfield Center.  Please look for room signs on the day of the ceremonies.