Congratulations to Illinois Tech’s graduates! All degrees awarded for the 2021–2022 academic year were awarded on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the university’s 153rd Commencement Ceremony, which took place in person on Illinois Tech's Mies Campus.
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Illinois Tech’s 153rd Commencement ceremony was held in person on the university’s Mies Campus in Chicago and also broadcast live around the world. The Main Ceremony began at 10 a.m. CDT, and Academic Unit Ceremonies and Receptions followed. View college/unit ceremony locations and times.Watch Main Ceremony
College/Unit Commencement Ceremonies
Academic Unit Ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 14 between the hours of noon–3 p.m.Learn More
The Main Ceremony featured keynote speaker John P. Calamos Sr. (ECON ’63/M.B.A. ’70), founder, chairman, and global chief investment officer of Calamos Investments, and our student speakers, Nashita Syeda, recipient of the Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science, and Henry White, recipient of the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Master of Public Policy and Administration.Learn More
Honorary Degree Recipients
Illinois Tech presented two honorary degrees during the Main Ceremony. Recipients included John P. Calamos Sr. (ECON ’63/M.B.A. ’70) and Fred Eychaner.Learn More
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In a step toward a return to normalcy, Illinois Institute of Technology will celebrate the achievements of 1,899 students on Saturday, May 14, when the university hosts its 153rd Commencement ceremony...
Illinois Institute of Technology celebrated its 153rd Commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Ed Glancy Field. It was the university’s first in-person Commencement ceremony since 2019, making it a...