Congratulatory Programs

In addition to the university-wide Commencement and the unit convocation ceremonies, there are several congratulatory programs that graduates may participate in.

Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center Black Congratulatory Ceremony

For more information visit the center’s website. Questions should be directed to Tekita Bankhead (217) 333-1300 or via email.

Tri-Service ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The Military Education Council will host a Tri-Service ROTC Commissioning Ceremony. Questions should be directed to the Department of Air Force Aerospace Studies, (217) 333-1927.

Latinx Congratulatory Ceremony

For additional information and updates please see the La Casa website. Questions should be directed via email to or phone at (217) 333-4950.

Native American House Congratulatory Program

For additional information email or call the Native American House at (217) 265-0632.