Steps for Graduation

1. Apply for Graduation

2. Order Your Cap and Gown

If you will be participating in Commencement please order your cap and gown from Oak Hall.

3. Fill Out the Response Card

Fill out the Response Card online

4. Attend the Graduation Fair

Attend the Graduation Fair on Thursday, April 14, 2016 to pick up your Cap and Gown from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Krasa Student Center, 2nd floor.

  • Pick up your cap & gown*
  • Pick up Commencement tickets for graduates attending Commencement, if applicable.
  • Obtain commencement information
  • Have your cap and gown picture taken by a Grad Images photographer
  • Receive information about alumni benefits and Career Development services
  • Purchase a class ring and/or diploma frame
  • Order personalized announcements
  • Attend the Career Fair open from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
  • Discuss your financial obligations
  • Enjoy a raffle and refreshments

* Mark your calendar as this is the ONLY date you can pick up your cap & gown prior to Commencement.

5. Print a full schedule of events

Print out or make note of the schedule of events for the 126th Commencement Convocation.

You must be in good financial standing to receive your cap and gown, and you must have an academic program that will be completed by May or August of 2016 for Associate and Bachelor degrees and March, May, or June of 2016 for the Masters and Doctoral degrees.


Donna Madia
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost
Phone: (630) 829-1143

5700 College Road Lisle IL, 60532
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m