Graduates in their caps and gowns celebrate at Memorial Stadium during the commencement ceremony


2020 December Convocation Ceremonies

Gies Business Convocation | Bachelor's Degrees

Gies Business Convocation | Master's Degrees

Congratulations to all Gies graduates on their accomplishments!

2021 May Ceremonies

The University of Illinois is monitoring the unfolding situation of coronavirus (COVID-19) and any potential impact on university events. Presently, the university has not yet made a decision about Commencement for May 2021. A central web resource,, is a good starting point for the latest information about the virus and its effects on university operations and plans.

Stay tuned to the University of Illinois Commencement page for additional updates.

Student Resources

Undergraduate candidates should contact the Office of Undergraduate Affairs,, 217-333-2740 with questions.

Master’s, MBA, and PhD candidates, contact degree program office with questions.

Alumni Resources

Business Alumni Website

Convocation May 2020 Videos