Steps for Graduation

1. Apply for Graduation

2. Order Your Cap and Gown

  • Go to
  • Find “GET STARTED NOW” and enter Springfield for the city and Benedictine for your school.
  • Select “Graduation Caps and Gowns” and select your collection. Follow the ordering process.

3. Pick Up Your Cap and Gown

Pick up your cap and gown and generic announcements in Becker Library.

Remember all financial obligations, including graduation fees and library obligations, must be settled prior to pick-up of cap and gown. Benedictine accepts cash, personal checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

4. Attend Commencement Convocation

Schedule of Events

Baccalaureate Mass

Friday, May 12
6:00 p.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel, Springfield, IL

Commencement Convocation

Undergraduate Ceremony
Sunday, May 14
11:00 a.m.
Angela Hall, Springfield, IL

Graduate Ceremony
Sunday, May 14
2:00 p.m.
Angela Hall, Springfield, IL

Awards and Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 12
7:00 p.m.
Angela Hall, Springfield, IL