To: Confirmed graduates

Date: February 18, 2022

City Colleges graduate,

Congratulations! City Colleges of Chicago is getting ready to celebrate you and your fellow graduates on May 1, 2022, at the Wintrust Arena. In the meantime, we’ve started a   to help you prepare for commencement.

First up: ordering your cap, gown, and tassel. To participate in the in-person ceremony on May 1st, you must order a cap, gown, and tassel from Herff Jones.

To order your graduation attire:

  1. Click here
  2. Click ‘Order Now’ under your college
  3. Add the grad package you want to purchase to your cart (Click ‘Graduation Packages’ or ‘Cap & Gown’ from the menu bar to view options)
  4. Check out

The deadline to complete your order is March 23, 2022. Remember, you only need to purchase the cap, gown, and tassel (‘Grad Package 4’ or ‘Graduation Regalia’) to participate in the in-person ceremony. All purchases are non-refundable.

To stay up to date as additional information about commencement is released, please continue to check your email and visit



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