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EIU Commencement

Faculty Information

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:

Saturday, May 4

  • 9am
    • College of Health and Human Services and the Graduate School
  • 12pm
    • Lumpkin College of Business and Technology and the Graduate School
  • 3pm 
    • College of Education and the Graduate School
  • 6pm 
    • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School

Faculty members needing to rent a cap and gown can do so online at The deadline to order is March TBD. You can pick up your cap and gown in the Mattoon/Charleston rooms during cap and gown pick up on Wednesday, May 1, or Thursday, May 2, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Dates to Remember

Fall 2018 Commencement: Saturday, Dec. 15
Deadline to Apply/Reapply for Fall 2018 Graduation Nov. 6, 2018

Spring 2019 Commencement: Saturday, May 4
Deadline to Apply/Reapply for Spring 2019 Graduation March 20, 2019

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