Commencement Information

58th Annual Commencement - Class of 2024

Commencement Livestream 

All August 2023, December 2023 and May 2024 graduates will be honored at the 58th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Rosemont Theatre 5400 N. River Road in Rosemont, Illinois. Graduates need to arrive by 1 p.m. Theatre opens to the public at 1:45 p.m.  Doors close at 2:45 p.m. Seating will end promptly at 2:50 p.m.

Please review this list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and responses that have been developed to better assist you in preparation for this year's Commencement Ceremony.

How long is the ceremony?

Is accessible seating available at the Rosemont Theatre?

When do I have to submit my Application for Graduation?

When is the Graduation Fair?

When can I take a graduation photo?

Do I have to attend the Commencement Ceremony?

When and where do I order my cap & gown?

Can I draw on or embellish my cap?

I have a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, will I receive an honors medallion?

I am a member of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society, how do I order my stole, cords and tassel?

I am a member of the Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) Honor Society for Business Students, how do I order my stole, cords and tassel?

How many tickets will I receive? When and where do I pick them up?

What if I have more family and friends that want to attend the Commencement Ceremony?

What time should I or my guests arrive for the ceremony?

Where do I park? Do I need a Parking Pass? When/Where do I get one?

When will I receive my degree or certificate?

Who can I contact about my graduation or the Commencement Ceremony?