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University of Illinois Commencement Ceremonies
May 13 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Campuswide Commencement Ceremony
The campuswide Commencement ceremony is the official University of Illinois academic ceremony at which the Chancellor presides and the President confers degrees.
Doctoral degree candidates are individually recognized. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree recipients stand as a group at their seats and are recognized by college. This is a dignified ceremony that lasts about two and a half hours. Academic attire is required. This ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017.