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Congratulations to Illinois Tech’s graduates! All degrees for the 2019–2020 Commencement Ceremony were awarded on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in a virtual ceremony.

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The Illinois Tech community celebrated our 2019–2020 graduates at our 151st Commencement Ceremony. This year’s event was held as a live-streamed ceremony, broadcast from Illinois Tech’s Mies Campus in Chicago.

Alan W Cramb at commencement podium

Opening Ceremony Live-Stream

Watch the 2019–2020 Opening Commencement Ceremony, which was broadcast on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. (CST). Follow along with the ceremony and view the names of this year’s graduates with the official Commencement Ceremony program.

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Illinois Tech Grad Stickers

It may not be our usual way of celebrating, but every graduate deserves to be celebrated! We invite you to virtually celebrate this accomplishment with us by taking a video or photo and using our hashtags, stickers, or Facebook frame.

Congratulations Graduates

View the graduating student submitted video shown during the Commencement Ceremony, as well as the full-length faculty and staff submitted video.

Four graduating students

College/Unit Commencement Ceremonies

Each college celebrated Commencement by hosting a virtual ceremony. Links to college/unit ceremonies were shared on Saturday, May 16, via social media and on the Commencement website at noon (CST), after the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony live-stream.

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Virtual Graduate Salute

Typically graduate salute is when graduates pick up their caps and gowns. Although this year’s live event was cancelled and fees refunded, graduates can still commemorate their graduation achievement by purchasing caps and gowns, as well as diploma covers, T-shirts, and more memorabilia.

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