We look forward to your participation Saturday, May 5 at the Wintrust Arena.
Commencement 2018 will consist of two ceremonies to be held at 9am and 1pm, Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Wintrust Arena, 200 East Cermak Rd., Chicago, Illinois 60616. Faculty will assemble inside Wintrust Arena in the designated area noted by the signage placed at the entrance to the arena. Please plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony.
Faculty wishing to attend the Commencement ceremony are expected to be part of the faculty processional. Guest tickets may be available after May 1st, 2018, but on a limited basis. Please contact email@example.com after May 1, 2018 for possible availability.
Confirm Your Participation
All full-time faculty are required to participate in the commencement ceremony in one of two ways. You can either walk in the procession wearing graduation regalia, or you can be a member of the commencement production team the day of the ceremony. If a faculty member plans to walk in the procession, he/she must confirm participation and you can also rent your regalia at this time, if needed.
More details will be forthcoming on how to confirm your participation.
Confirm participation and order regalia – Monday, March 5, 2018.
Submit a written request to be excused from the ceremony to the Vice President at their home college* – Monday, April 2, 2018.
* Faculty members who are teaching or determined to be doing college-related work will be excused from participating in commencement. A faculty member who submitted a personal request, and whose request is approved, is required to use a full personal day to cover their absence.
Regalia Pick-Up & Return
Pick-Up Deadline :
Friday, April 27, 2018
Location: Vice President’s Office
Monday, May 7, 2018
Location:Vice President’s Office