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Before Commencement

Ceremonies and Receptions

Commencement Day

After Commencement

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Graduation Announcement Ordering

Cap and Gown Ordering

Alumni Association Grad Packs

Dates to Remember

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Cap and Gown (Regalia) Return

Your cap and gown will be returned after your ceremony. Please take your cap and gown to Court 1 in the Student Recreation Center. There, representatives from Herff Jones will collect your cap and gown. The tassel included with your regalia is yours to keep.


Diplomas are issued and mailed by the Registrar's Office 8 to 12 weeks after commencement. Questions regarding diplomas should be addressed to the Registrar's Office at 217.581.3511.

Name/Address Changes

Please submit changes in personal information using the Alumni Update Form. Or mail to: EIU Alumni Services, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920