Commencement Weekend

189th Illinois College Commencement Weekend | May 11 - 14, 2023

Save the date for the 189th 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 2023!

2023 Commencement Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 11

  • 91st Annual Phi Beta Kappa Installation Ceremony (members only)
    6 p.m. | Sibert Theatre, McGaw Fine Arts Center

Friday, May 12

Saturday, May 13

Sunday, May 14

  • Baccalaureate Service | 10 a.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel | RSVP HERE
    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 9:45 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
  • 189th Commencement Exercise | RSVP HERE
    1 p.m. | King Field House, Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
  • Post-Commencement Celebration for Graduates and their Families
    *This event is sponsored by Water's Edge Winery & Bistro and is not an official Illinois College event.
    4 p.m. | Water's Edge Winery & Bistro, 1061 E. Morton Ave., Jacksonville, Illinois

2023 Commencement Weekend Livestreams