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


2021 December Convocation Ceremony

Saturday, December 18, 2021
5 - 6:30 pm
Foellinger Great Hall, KCPA

We are excited to welcome our Gies Grads back to the in-person December Convocation Ceremony. Details are in the works to provide a safe in-person experience and may change as the COVID-19 situation evolves. More information will be provided to graduates as they become available. Please watch your email for information and updates. 

If you plan to attend the in-person ceremony, regalia is required. To order regalia, please visit the Herff Jones website.

Regalia Timeline and Information

2021 May Ceremonies

Please visit the University of Illinois Commencement page to view and share your stage crossing video and graduate slide.

Undergraduate & Residential Graduate

Online Programs

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

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