ACADEMIC UNIT CEREMONIES WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, MAY 13 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF NOON–3 P.M.
Please click the above links to see where each Academic Unit Ceremony will take place. NOTE: there is a specific map dedicated to the Armour College of Engineering ceremony and receptions. Each ceremony is color-coded for your convenience. The bottom portion of your guest ticket will have the same color to allow your entry into this ceremony.
The program booklet given to all guests at the Opening Ceremony will have colored campus maps indicating where all Academic Unit Ceremonies will take place. Illinois Tech volunteers will be on campus to help guide guests to their correct building along with signage to guide your way through campus. Shuttle buses will be available for guests after the Opening Ceremony who do not want to walk to the Academic Unit Ceremony from Ed Glancy Baseball Field.
Armour College of Engineering Academic Ceremony—Armour (RED)
Ed Glancy Baseball Field, corner of 31st Street and Wabash Street
Same location as the Opening Ceremony.
In the event of severe weather, a decision may be made to cancel the Armour College of Engineering Academic Unit Ceremony. All students/guests would be notified of this the day before Commencement via email and updates on the website. If that occurs all students and their guests would instead proceed to your individual department-specific receptions noted below. Please also note that all Armour College graduates must pick up their diplomas in the Pritzker Science Center located at 3105 S. Dearborn.
Armour College of Engineering Receptions By Department
Each reception will begin immediately following the Armour Unit Ceremony held on the baseball field.
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (BME)
Wishnick Hall, Lobby
3255 S. Dearborn Street
CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (CHBE)
Perlstein Hall, First Floor
10 W. 33rd Street
CIVIL, ARCHITECTURAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (CAEE)
John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center, First Floor Atrium
10 W. 32nd Street
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING (ECE)
Paul V. Galvin Library, Upper Level
35 W. 33rd Street
Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE)
McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC), First Floor/Commons
3201 S. State Street
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IIT College of Architecture—ARCH (LAVENDER)
S.R. Crown Hall, Center Core
3360 South State Street
IIT Lewis College of Human Sciences
Siegel Hall, Auditorium
3201 S. Dearborn Street
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES—HU/SS (BLUE)
Hermann Hall, Armour Dining Room, Lower Level
3241 S. Federal Street
IIT College of Science
APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION—AM/MSED (LIGHT GREEN)
IIT Tower, Auditorium
10 West 35th Street
BIOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL, AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES—BCP (DARK GREEN)
Hermann Hall, Ballroom
3241 South Federal Street
COMPUTER SCIENCE—CS (YELLOW)
Keating Sports Center
3040 S. Wabash Avenue
IIT Institute of Design—ID (DARK PURPLE)
Downtown Campus, Auditorium
565 W. Adams Street, Chicago, IL
IIT School of Applied Technology—SAT (LIGHT BLUE)
De La Salle Institute, Auditorium
3434 South Michigan Avenue
IIT Stuart School of Business—STUART (BROWN)
Hermann Hall, Auditorium
3241 South Federal Street
Photography and Videotaping
Please feel free to bring your cameras to take photos after the Academic Unit Ceremonies. Guests will not be allowed to leave their seats to photograph or videotape the graduates during any ceremony. The aisles will need to remain clear at all times, and especially during the processional, ceremony and recessional. No freestanding equipment will be allowed. There will be unlimited opportunities for personal photographs after the Academic Unit Ceremonies.