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Commencement is a time to honor and celebrate your hard work and academic achievements. Congratulations, UIC Business graduates!

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The University of Illinois Chicago is excited to host commencement ceremonies for our Summer and Fall 2023 graduates from the Colleges of Applied Health Sciences; Architecture, Design, and the Arts; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Nursing; Urban Planning and Public Affairs; and the School of Public Health, and School of Law.

We are proud of you and your accomplishments and invite you to celebrate with us at the Credit Union 1 Arena, 525 South Racine Avenue. The full commencement schedule is outlined below.

Please note that the ceremony for Business students will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 9:00 am. 

Friday, December 8 

7:00 pm: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Saturday, December 9 

9:00 am:  College of Business Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, and School of Law

2:00 pm: College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts; College of Education; and College of Engineering

7:00 pm: College of Applied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, and School of Public Health

To be eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, you must first apply to graduate via Student Self-Service during the registration period. Be sure to verify with your academic adviser that your degree requirements are met.

A student with outstanding degree requirements is ineligible to participate until all requirements have been satisfied. For questions about degree progress, please contact your academic adviser.

Per University guidelines, students must participate in the Commencement Ceremony in the semester to which they are assigned. All Summer and Fall 2023 graduates are invited to attend the December 9th ceremony.

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test are not required. Policies are subject to change.

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