Information for UIS Faculty

UIS will hold its 45th Commencement Ceremony at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois on May 14, 2016, at 3 p.m.

UIS Commencement

Faculty Participation/Regalia

The online Faculty Participation and Regalia form will be available soon. The deadline to submit the online form is TBD. If you indicated that you will be participating, commencement information will be sent to you prior to the ceremony.


If you are a platform party or faculty member participating in the 2016 commencement ceremony, you will be allowed to park in the for the Sangamon County Parking Lot.  The Sangamon County parking lot is located at the corner of 9th and Adams Streets with the entrance to the lot off Adams Street. After 2:30 p.m. this lot will be open to the paying public.

Ceremony Information

Please plan to arrive in the Faculty Robing Room by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016.  The Faculty Robing Room will be located on the lower level of Prairie Capital Convention Center (The Center) in a Room TBD.