Dec 11

December 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, December 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Categories: Special event

The commencement of  College of Nursing, School of Public Health, and College of Applied Health Science will be a shared ceremony for December 2021.

Banner Carrier and Marshal:

  • Each college has been asked to provide one banner carrier to carry the college banner into the arena and one marshal to sit with the AHS graduating class and escort them to the stage.  The marshal will not need to read graduate names.  Please contact if you would be interested in filling in these roles.

Faculty/Staff regalia:

  • The regalia order deadline for faculty/staff who plan to participate in the ceremony is now Friday, October 22.  Please submit your order here by the deadline if you plan to attend as there will be limited regalia on hand at the Arena.

Graduate Information:

  • Graduates will be contacted with information about registration, tickets, graduation slides, caps & gowns, etc.  A virtual ceremony will also be offered on Sunday, December 12 for graduates who are unable to attend the in person ceremonies.

COVID Restrictions:

  • All graduates and guests are required to wear masks.  Graduates may temporarily remove their mask for photos on stage.  All guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative Covid test no more than 72 hours prior to the ceremony.  Anyone who does not meet these requirements will not be allowed in to the Arena.

For more updated information, please visit the commencement website. 


Eileen Doran
(312) 996-2078