May Ceremony

Campuswide Commencement Ceremony

The campuswide Commencement ceremony is the official University of Illinois academic ceremony at which the Chancellor presides and the President confers degrees.

Doctoral degree candidates are individually recognized. Bachelor's and Master's degree recipients stand as a group at their seats and are recognized by college. This is a dignified ceremony held in Memorial Stadium that lasts about two and a half hours. Academic attire is required. This ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

 

9:30 a.m. Ceremony

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine and Applied Arts
  • College of Law
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Media
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences
  • Institute of Aviation
  • School of Labor and Employment Relations
  • School of Social Work

 

 

Commencement Speaker

(2014) Colonel Michael S. Hopkins (BS 1991, Aerospace Engineering)
NASA Astronaut
Biographical Information