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Grad Bash - Thursday, October 6, 2022

Graduation is right around the corner! Get ready for your big day with Grad Bash Fall 2022, happening Thursday, October 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University Bookstore in the SIU Student Center.

Grad Bash is a "one-stop-shop" for all your graduation needs, hosted by SIU, the Alumni Association, the Student Center and University Bookstore

  • Sit for professional portraits in a cap and gown
  • Order rental regalia, announcements, and more
  • Learn how to stay connected with SIU Alumni Association programs and events
  • Talk with the Career Development Center
  • Receive information from Veteran Services
  • Chat with a Financial Aid representative
  • Find out about special graduation events and recognition from the Student Multicultural Resource Center

The Alumni Association is partnering with Jostens to give away a free SIU Class Ring! Students must visit the Alumni Association table to receive an entry into the drawing.

If you haven’t already applied to graduate, complete the graduation application in your SalukiNet account. The deadline to apply for December 2022 Commencement is Friday, September 16, 2022.  Late applications will be accepted until October 14, with an additional fee. If you have questions regarding applying for graduation, please visit the graduation web site at the Registrar or contact:

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