Commencement

Important Dates & Deadlines

Graduation Application

  • Graduation applications must be filed with the Graduation Department in the Office of the Registrar by October 24, 2014, for names to appear in the commencement program.
  • The form can be printed from www.wiu.edu/registrar
    forms/graduation.pdf
    for submission.
  • Attending commencement does not guarantee graduation. All academic requirements must be complete and all paperwork on file in the Office of the Registrar by January 9, 2015, before diplomas are awarded (undergraduates only).

Cap & Gown Orders

The University Bookstore is the sole source provider of officially licensed Western Illinois University graduation regalia. To ensure you receive the correct Western Illinois University commencement wear, please order your caps and gowns from the University Bookstore only.

  • Caps, gowns and tassels are available from the University Union beginning October 20, 2014.
  • The cost is $30.00, plus tax, for undergraduates. Orders may be shipped via UPS through December 12, 2014.
  • For more information, visit www.bookstore.wiu.edu/Graduation_ep_48.html.

Announcements

Commencement Program

  • Students must have their graduation application on file in the Office of the Registrar by October 24, 2014, in order for their names to appear in the program.
  • Students who have invoked the Privacy Act will not have their names printed in the program or released to their local media by University Relations, unless they sign a release form at the Office of the Registrar.

Grad Prep Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Riverfront Campus Lobby, Quad Cities Campus

Friday, October 24, 2014 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., University Union Concourse, Macomb

 

For more information, visit www.wiu.edu/Alumni.