Commencement

College Commencement Ceremonies

College Ceremonies and Receptions Will Take Place on Saturday, May 13 Between the Hours of Noon and 5 p.m.

College Ceremonies will follow the Main Ceremony. College Ceremonies will be held in the same location as the Main Ceremony: McCormick Place, Hall B, which is located on the third level of the North Building of the convention center.

At each of the two College Ceremonies, degrees will be conferred for three of the university's colleges. Ph.D. degrees will be awarded during the College Ceremonies.

College Receptions will be held at McCormick Place, Rooms N226–N231, which are located on the second level of the North Building of the convention center.

College Ceremony Schedules

Armour College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Institute of Design

Ceremony start time: Noon

Ceremony location: McCormick Place, Hall B (North Building, Level 3)

Reception start time: 3 p.m.

Reception location: McCormick Place, Rooms N226–N231 (North Building, Level 2)

College of Computing, Lewis College of Science and Letters, Stuart School of Business

Ceremony Start Time: 3 p.m.

Ceremony location: McCormick Place, Hall B (North Building, Level 3)

Reception start time: Noon

Reception location: McCormick Place, Rooms N226–N231 (North Building, Level 2)

 

 

Photography and Videotaping

Graduates and guests are allowed to bring cameras to take photos after the College Ceremonies. Guests are not allowed to leave their seats to photograph or videotape the graduates during any ceremony. The aisles need to remain clear at all times, and especially during the processional, ceremony, and recessional. No freestanding equipment is allowed. There are unlimited opportunities for personal photographs after the College Ceremonies.

Map

McCormick Place map coming soon.