Registration for spring commencement ceremonies and Redbird Stage Crossing appointments closed on April 1, 2022. To inquire about late registration options, please contact Commencement@IllinoisState.edu.
There is no limit on the number of guests who may attend and no tickets are required.
Up to four guests may accompany the graduate to the stage, and additional seated guests are welcome in the seated viewing area. Tickets are not required.
Diplomas will be mailed to the address indicated on the application for graduation approximately 10-12 weeks following the conclusion of the semester in which your student complete their degree.
The size of the diploma is 10" x 8".
If your student earned a Latin honors designation (Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, or Cum Laude), the Office of the University Registrar will provide them with their honor cord. Your students will be notified by email about pick-up options.
Please refer to the student honors/honor cord section for additional information.
August graduates participate in the spring commencement celebrations. Illinois State University does not hold commencement events in August.
Please contact us.