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188th Illinois College Commencement Weekend | May 12 - 15, 2022

Save the date for the 188th 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 2022!

2022 Commencement Weekend Livestreams

2022 Commencement Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 12

  • 90th Annual Phi Beta Kappa Installation Ceremony (members only)
    6 p.m. | Dunham Auditorium, Crispin Hall

Friday, May 13

  • Illinois College Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting (members only)
    3 p.m. | Pratt Classroom, Schewe Library
  • Illinois College Nurse Pinning Ceremony | RSVP HERE
    4 p.m. | Rammelkamp Chapel
  • Illinois College Alumni Association Awards Banquet | RSVP HERE
    5:30 p.m. | Cummings Dining Hall, Caine Student Center

Saturday, May 14

  • Osage Orange Festival and Senior Celebration | RSVP HERE
    5 to 7:30 p.m. | Lincoln Hall parking lot, corner of Edgehill Road & Park Street

Sunday, May 15

  • Baccalaureate Service | 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 graduating seniors and a faculty member. The service is open to everyone (no tickets needed).
    • Graduating Seniors: 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 and Lincoln parking lot
  • 188th Commencement Exercise (Tickets will be required for admission. More details available 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