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General Information

The May commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at the Banterra Center, 1400 Arena Drive, Carbondale, IL.

May 2024 Commencement Ceremonies

9AM Ceremony

1PM Ceremony

  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • School of Education
  • School of Medicine
  • College of Agricultural, Life, and Physical Sciences
  • College of Arts and Media
  • College of Business and Analytics
  • College of Engineering, Computing, Technology and Math

More information about schools included in each college is available here.

Live stream of all ceremonies will be available on SIU's YouTube channel.

At this time there is no limit to guests. All seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis (no tickets required). 

All ceremonies will be live-streamed on SIU's YouTube channel for guests unable to attend.

Graduate Checklist

What do I do first? How do I apply to graduate?

Regalia and Other Commencement Supplies

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

Ceremony Details

 What to wear? Student seating information and Ph.D. student information.

Important Information

 Find out about the SIU Alumni Association and what items are discouraged at commencement