Graduate Studies

Commencement Information

Important Dates and Deadlines
Caps, Gowns & Announcements
Commencement Day Details
Commencement Map
List of Majors
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Commencement Policy

Commencement Schedule

Spring 2023 Graduate Commencement

Friday, May 12, 2023

5 p.m. - Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Western Hall, Macomb, IL

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, Western Hall, Macomb, IL

Sunday, May 14, 2023

Combined Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, Vibrant Arena at The Mark, Quad Cities

Live Streaming Video of Commencement Ceremonies

Western Illinois University provides live streaming video of the commencement ceremonies held at the Macomb campus. The live feed will be available approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each ceremony on WIU's YouTube channel.

Commencement is a ceremony to recognize anticipated graduates. Actual degree conferral (graduation) will not occur until after Final Grades are posted.