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2015 Schedule of Commencement Events and Activities

For a complete list of events and information specifically pertaining to both students and parents of the Class of 2015, please see our Commencement Brochure. For Commencement reservations, please fill out and submit the Commencement Form. For additional information, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 217.245.3046.

THURSDAY, MAY 14

83rd Annual Phi Beta Kappa Installation Ceremony | 6 p.m.
Faculty-Trustee Room, Tanner Hall
Members only

Phi Beta Kappa Dinner, remarks by Dr. Michael Graner '85 | 6:45 p.m.
Cummings Dining Hall | $20 per person
 
FRIDAY, MAY 15
 
Golden Club Alumni Mixer | 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Featuring Reunions for the Classes of 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960 and 1965
Alumni House

Osage Orange Festival | 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Steuer Walkway

SATURDAY, MAY 16

Illinois College Bookstore Hours | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Abraham Lincoln Hall

Class of 1965 50th Reunion Luncheon, 12 noon social | 1 p.m. luncheon
Jacksonville Country Club | $20 per person

Class of 2015 Commencement Rehearsal | 1 p.m.
Historic Upper Quadrangle
(Rain location: Bruner Fitness & Recreation Center, Sherman Gymnasium)
 
3rd Annual Literary Society Pre-Love Feast Social | 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Steuer Walkway
 
Literary Society Love Feasts
 
Chi Beta
  :: Jacksonville Baptist Church, 1701 Mound Road | 5 p.m. Dinner | $15
Gamma Delta
  :: Smith House, 1061 Grove Street | 5 p.m. | Desserts will be served free of charge
Gamma Nu
  :: Gamma Nu Hall, Lower Baxter Hall | 5 p.m. | Free of charge
Phi Alpha
  :: Bogart's Banquet Hall, 2142 Old State Road | 6:30 p.m. | $20
Pi Pi Rho
  :: Pi Pi Rho Hall, 1005 Edgehill Road | 5 p.m. Cookout | Free of charge
Sigma Phi Epsilon
  :: Jacksonville Country Club, 100 Country Club Road | 6 p.m. Dinner | $26
Sigma Pi
  :: Jacksonville Country Club | 5:30 p.m. Social | 6:30 p.m. Dinner | $20
 
SUNDAY, MAY 17

Illinois College Bookstore Hours | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Abraham Lincoln Hall

Common Grounds Coffee Shop | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Baxter Hall

Baccalaureate Prelude Music | 10:30 a.m.
featuring the Illinois College Department of Music
Rammelkamp Chapel

Baccalaureate Service | 11 a.m.
Rammelkamp Chapel

Luncheon for Alumni, Graduates and Their Families | 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Cummings Dining Hall, The Uncommons

College Community Social | 12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Historic Upper Quadrangle, near Schewe Library

Master of Arts in Education Graduate Reception | 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Parker Science Building Rotunda

181st Commencement | 3 p.m.
Historic Upper Quadrangle

Live Video Stream
For those family members and friends who are unable to attend Commencement, the College offers a live video stream of the ceremony beginning at 3 p.m.
View the live video stream.

 



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