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Commencement

Graduate Salute

Tuesday, April 23  —  Hermann Hall  —  1–7 p.m.

Congratulations, Graduates!

Spring Graduate Salute Photo Album

If you are planning to participate in the Commencement ceremony on May 11, 2024, mark your calendar for April 23 for Graduate Salute! During this required event, graduating students will receive access to their digital guest tickets to the Commencement ceremony and much more! No appointment is needed, just head over to Hermann Hall between 1–7 p.m. Please be sure to bring your HawkCard ID.

At Graduate Salute you will:

  • Speak with the Career Services and Stuart Career Management Center teams and share your employment needs or plans
  • Receive access for release of your digital tickets after the event. Tickets will be sent out starting April 24, 2024.
  • Meet with various academic units to finalize any last-minute action items prior to Commencement
  • Interact with Illinois Tech alumni to make sure you are connected and prepared to stay in touch with Illinois Tech after you have graduated
  • Learn about opportunities to continue your education at Illinois Tech through our graduate and Ph.D. programs
  • Have the opportunity to order  your personalized graduation announcements and class ring onsite
  • Take photos with your friends and faculty (keep an eye out for Talon, Illinois Tech’s mascot)
  • Enjoy light refreshments and network with college deans, faculty, staff, and your fellow graduates

Please note: Ordering regalia and guest tickets will take place solely online. However, it is required  that you attend Graduate Salute to receive access to your electronic tickets. If you cannot attend Graduate Salute, contact your College Ceremony planner after completion of the Career Services survey, to coordinate receiving your electronic tickets.

Contact commencement@iit.edu with any questions.