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University-wide Commencement Ceremony

Event Type
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Memorial Stadium
May 16, 2020   9:30 am  
Free tickets for the university-wide ceremony will be available at the Illini Union Event Services Window during regular business hours (starting date to be announced).
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The university-wide Commencement ceremony is the official University of Illinois academic ceremony at which the Chancellor presides and the President confers degrees.


Doctoral degree candidates are invited to attend but will not be hooded at the event; Doctoral, Bachelor's, Master's and Professional (J.D., D.V.M., and M.D.) degree recipients stand as a group at their seats and are recognized by college. This is a dignified ceremony that lasts about two hours. Academic attire is required. This ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Memorial Stadium.


9:30 a.m. Ceremony

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine and Applied Arts
  • College of Law
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Media
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • School of Information Sciences
  • School of Labor and Employment Relations
  • School of Social Work
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