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Before Commencement

Ceremonies and Receptions

Commencement Day

After Commencement

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Graduation Announcement Ordering

Cap and Gown Ordering

Faculty Information

Alumni Association Grad Packs

Dates to Remember

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Faculty members who wish to walk during their commencement ceremony should let us know by filling out this form. This will help us ensure appropriate seating arrangements. Please arrive to the Student Rec Center 45 minutes before your posted ceremony time.

Ceremony schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. - College of Sciences and the Graduate School
  • 12 p.m. - College of Arts and Humanities and the Graduate School; School of Continuing Education
  • 3 p.m. - College of Education and Professional Studies and the Graduate School
  • 6 p.m. - Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences and the Graduate School

Faculty members needing to rent a cap and gown can do so online at www.herffjones.com/capgown/facultydirect. The deadline to order is March 28. You can pick up your cap and gown in the Mattoon/Charleston rooms during cap and gown pick up on Wednesday, May 2, or Thursday, May 3, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.