Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Information for Nursing Graduates

  • Rehearsal for the nurse pinning ceremony will take place on Friday, May 12 in Rammelkamp Chapel prior to the ceremony. Nursing graduates will gather in the foyer of the chapel and will line up alphabetically. The rehearsal will last approximately one hour.
  • A photographer will be stationed in the Rammelkamp classrooms prior to the ceremony for professional headshots. Nursing graduates are welcome to schedule and pay for their headshots to be taken at this time. Please contact Danielle Heneisen at for more information.
  • Please dress business casual for the event.
  • Nursing graduates and their families are welcome to attend the reception in Parker Science Building following the ceremony for refreshments. 

Disability Services

  • Special seating areas are provided for hearing impaired individuals and those in wheelchairs. For the hearing impaired, the ceremony will be signed. For individuals needing handicapped accessibility, please note the following drop-off locations:
  • Rammelkamp Chapel: unload at the drive on the south side of the chapel.
  • Accessible restrooms are located in Kirby Learning Center, Baxter Hall, Parker Science Building, Whipple Hall, McGaw Fine Arts Center, Caine Student Center and Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center. 

All live streams of Commencement weekend will be available on Illinois College's main commencement page.

Parking is available in the following lots and streets:

  • Parking Lots
    • Campus Services parking lot (east of Green Athletic Field)
    • Cummings Dining Hall parking lot
    • Crampton Hall, Crispin Hall and McGaw Fine Arts Center parking lots
  • Streets
    • Lincoln Avenue
    • Edgehill Road
    • Park Street
    • College Avenue
  • Please reference the Campus Map for more information.

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