Commencement Weekend

190th Illinois College Commencement Weekend | May 9 - 12, 2024

Save the date for the 190th Commencement at Illinois College! Take a look at the weekend's schedule below. Information and registration links for graduates, families and alumni will continue to be added, so please check back often. Congratulations to the Illinois College Class of 2024!

2024 Commencement Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 9

  • 92nd Annual Phi Beta Kappa Installation Ceremony (members only)
    6 p.m. | Sibert Theatre, McGaw Fine Arts Center

Friday, May 10

  • Illinois College Nurse Pinning Ceremony | RSVP HERE
    4 p.m. | Sibert Theatre, McGaw Fine Arts Center

Saturday, May 11

Sunday, May 12

  • Baccalaureate Service | RSVP HERE
    10 a.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
    Illinois College's Baccalaureate Service is a longstanding, special service featuring vocal performances from the IC Choir, readings from sacred texts, and words of wisdom from graduates and a faculty member.
    • Graduates: Please plan to arrive at 9:30 a.m. in your cap and gown / regalia to line up along the sidewalk in front of Rammelkamp Chapel in any order.
  • Lunch for Graduates and their Families | RSVP HERE
    11 a.m. to Noon | Cummings Dining Hall
  • 190th Commencement Exercise | RSVP HERE
    1 p.m. | King Field House, Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
  • Post-Commencement Celebration for Graduates and their Families
    4 p.m. | Twisted Tree Music Hall, 1061 East Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, Illinois
    *This event is sponsored by Twisted Tree Event & Music Hall and is not an official Illinois College event.

2024 Commencement Weekend Livestreams