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Information and Schedules

The 2016–2017 IIT Commencement will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Congratulations to our IIT graduates! We look forward to celebrating this milestone occasion with you and your families.

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Main Campus, Ed Glancy Baseball Field, 31st and Wabash Streets (between State Street and Michigan Ave.)

IIT Commencement will consist of separate celebratory events: an Opening Ceremony and Academic Unit Ceremonies. Tickets are required for entry at both events.

Opening Ceremony

All bachelor’s, graduate, and Ph.D. students will attend the Opening Ceremony and will line up at MTCC. This is an outdoor event; please dress appropriately for the weather. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for guest seating. Guests need to be seated no later than 9:15 a.m.

Academic Unit Ceremonies

Students will attend separate events based on college or academic unit affiliation. 

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

The Friday evening, May 12, 2017, in Hermann Hall. Students graduating with their Ph.D. are invited to a special event where they receive their doctoral hoods. Additional information about the Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony can be found here.

Additional Information

Learn more about regalia and attire.