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


2021 May Ceremonies

Gies Convocation ceremonies for May 2021 will be virtual. Detailed information on how to participate in the virtual ceremonies will be emailed to grads frequently. Please watch your email inbox. 

Please visit the University of Illinois Commencement page for information on the May Commencement plans and stage crossing.

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.

Regalia Information

No in-person regalia pick up at ARC. All orders will be shipped.
Deadline – April 1 (for a May 1 delivery)

Alumni Resources

Business Alumni Website

Convocation December 2020 Videos

Gies Business Convocation | Bachelor's Degrees

Gies Business Convocation | Master's Degrees