2018 Undergraduate Commencement Replay

2018 Graduate Commencement Replay

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Woodstock Center and Online Students

Woodstock Center and Online students can select to participate in either the GWC campus ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018, or the Aurora campus ceremony on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Commencement Day


A professional photographer will take each graduate's photo as he/she receives his/her diploma. The graduate will receive a proof of the photos via email after the ceremony and will be able to order prints. For more information, visit MyGradPic.

Cameras are permitted, but guests are asked to remain in their seats during the ceremony.


The ceremony is videotaped and streamed live at; the video will be available for replay afterward.


Fresh flowers are available for purchase before and after the ceremony.

Severe Weather

In the event that severe weather occurs during the ceremony, the President will immediately conclude the event. Campus Public Safety officers and university staff will direct attendees to designated areas of shelter. The ceremony will not be resumed; degree candidates may go directly to Thornton Gymnasium for graduation photographs.