Commencement

College/Unit Commencement Ceremonies

Academic Unit Ceremonies Took Place on Saturday, May 14 Between the Hours of Noon–3 p.m.

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Please click the above link to see where each Academic Unit Ceremony took place. Each ceremony is color coded. The bottom portion of your guest ticket had the same color to allow your entry into this ceremony.

The program booklet given to all guests at the Main Ceremony had colored campus maps indicating where all Academic Unit Ceremonies took place. Illinois Tech volunteers were on campus to help guide guests to their correct building along with signage to guide your way through campus. Shuttle buses were available for guests after the Main Ceremony for individuals wishing to travel from the Academic Unit Ceremonies from Ed Glancy Baseball Field via bus.

Please see below for Academic Unit Ceremony locations and live stream links. Note: not all Academic Unit Ceremonies were live streamed, only those listed below.

Watch the campus-wide Main Ceremony View Main Ceremony Photos

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 13, 2022
Hermann Hall, Auditorium
3241 South Federal Street
Live stream will begin at 4 p.m. (CDT)

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Armour College of Engineering Academic Ceremony—ARMOUR (RED)

Ed Glancy Baseball Field, corner of 31st Street and Wabash Street
Same location as the Main Ceremony
Live stream will begin at noon (CDT)

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In the event of severe weather, a decision may be made to cancel the Armour College of Engineering Academic Unit Ceremony. All students/guests would be notified of this the day before Commencement via email and updates on the website. If that occurs all students and their guests would instead proceed to the reception location, noted below.

Armour College of Engineering Reception

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center
3201 South State Street

IIT College of Architecture—ARCH (LAVENDER)

S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core
3360 South State Street
Live stream will begin at noon (CDT)

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Lewis College of Science and Letters

Psychology—PSYC (PINK)

Siegel Hall, Auditorium
3201 South Dearborn Street

Humanities and Social Sciences—HU/SS (BLUE)

Hermann Hall, Armour Dining Room, Lower Level
3241 South Federal Street

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Food Sciences—BCPFS (DARK GREEN)

Gunsaulus Field
3140 South Wabash Avenue

In the event of severe weather, a decision may be made to cancel the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Food Sciences Academic Unit Ceremony. All students/guests would be notified of this the day before Commencement via email and updates on the website. If that occurs all students and their guests would instead proceed to your individual department-specific receptions noted below.

College of Computing

Applied Mathematics and Mathematics and Science Education—AM/MSED (LIGHT GREEN)

Wishnick Hall, Auditorium
3255 South Dearborn Street

Computer Science—CS (YELLOW)

De La Salle Institute, Auditorium
3434 South Michigan Avenue
Live stream will begin at 12:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Industrial and Information Technology and Management—INTM/ITM (LIGHT BLUE)

Keating Sports Center
3040 South Wabash Avenue
Live stream will begin at 12:30 p.m. (CDT)

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IIT Institute of Design—ID (DARK PURPLE)

Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship
3137 South Federal Street
Live stream will begin at noon (CDT)

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Stuart School of Business—STUART (BROWN)

Hermann Hall, Auditorium
3241 South Federal Street
Live stream will begin at noon (CDT)

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Photography and Videotaping

Graduates and guests are allowed to bring cameras to take photos after the Academic Unit 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 Academic Unit Ceremonies.

Map

Opening Ceremony and Academic Unit Ceremony Locations

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