Commencement Timeline

Important Dates and Deadlines for Graduating Students - CLASS OF 2024

January 30Deadline to apply for graduation
March 6-8First composite photo sessions—all photos will take place from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. in the 6th Floor Student Lounge.

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April 3

Deadline to order regalia. Find information and place your order on the Reglia page.

Late orders will incur additional fees and potentially not arrive in time for commencement.


Final Composite Photo Session

If you were not able to take your composite photo in the Fall or in March. This is the last opportunity to have your composite photo taken. All photos will be taken in the 6th Floor Student Lounge. 

April 24

Grad Fest 

Stop by Grad Fest in the lobby from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm to pick up your commencement tickets and a gift from the alumni association. 

May 11

Illinois Tech Commencement Opening Ceremony at Credit Union 1 Arena.

This is a ticketed event. Please contact to request tickets. 

May 122024 Chicago-Kent Commencement Ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 12, 2024, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the University of Illinois Chicago’s Dorin Forum