Spring 2022 commencement will include commencement ceremonies by college and individualized Redbird Stage Crossing events, by appointment. Graduate registration for Redbird Stage Crossing is now closed. To inquire about late registration options, please email Commencement@IllinoisState.edu.
Friday, May 6
4 p.m., Mennonite College of Nursing, Braden Auditorium
7 p.m., Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts, Braden Auditorium
Saturday, May 7
9 a.m., College of Education and Interdisciplinary University Studies, Redbird Arena
Noon, College of Applied Science and Technology, Redbird Arena
3 p.m., College of Business, Redbird Arena
6 p.m., College of Arts and Sciences, Redbird Arena
Unsure which ceremony to attend? Use this guide.
There is no limit to the number of guests who can attend the commencement ceremony. Tickets are not required. No bags, backpacks, or boxes, except for purses and medical equipment, will be permitted in Redbird Arena for the ceremony. As a courtesy to all guests attending commencement, items such as balloons, balloon bouquets, signs, banners, or other visual obstructions are discouraged.
Redbird Stage Crossing will be held by appointment over seven days in late April and early May 2022 in the Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center. On 5/7/22 only, there is an additional location - the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center.
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony: Candidate registration is available through the Graduate School. The Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center on Friday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m.