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The May Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in the SIU Arena, 1400 Arena Drive, Carbondale IL. See commencement ceremony times here.

University Bookstore will be open on Saturday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Commencement ceremony is an important occasion not only for the candidate, but also important for other graduates, families, and friends. Although it is a happy time, it should not be a time of revelry. Conduct by all at the ceremony should be dignified. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the ceremony facilities by degree candidates or by guests. Security personnel will be on hand to deal with alcohol or other distracting objects.

Commencement Supplies

Order regalia, invitations and announcements, name cards. Get information on stoles, cap and tassel color and commencement photography.

Venue and Parking

Directions, parking and special needs information.