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Graduation is right around the corner! Get ready for your big day with Grad Bash Spring 2019, happening Tuesday, February 5th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at the SIU Student Center in the University Bookstore and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Transportation Education Center (TEC) building at the Southern Illinois Airport.

Apply for Graduation by February 1 to be entered in a drawing to win free regalia rental!

SIU, along with the Student Center, University Bookstore and the TEC, will be hosting a “one-stop-shop” for all your graduation needs. During Grad Bash you can do the following:

  • Order your cap and gown.
  • Enter to win a Classic Molding Diploma Frame, valued at over $135!  See the Herff-Jones regalia representative to enter.
  • Sit for professional portraits with GradImages in a cap and gown. Remember to wear a collared shirt!
  • Learn how you can get a membership in the SIU Alumni Association.
  • Talk with Career Services.
  • Receive information from Veteran Services.

If you haven’t already applied to graduate yet, complete the graduation application at your SalukiNet account. The fee to apply for graduation is $50.00. The deadline to apply for May 2019 Commencement is February 8, 2019.  If you have questions regarding applying for graduation, please visit the graduation web site at the Registrar here: or contact:

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Don’t miss this opportunity! Mark your calendar for Grad Bash.