Spring 2022 commencement: Faculty marshalls and advisors

Please see general information below about the AHS Commencement on Thursday, May 5 at 4pm in the Credit Union 1 Arena.  Attached are some general FAQs and information for faculty marshals and faculty advisors who will be hooding graduates.  If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the AHS Office of Student Affairs at ahsinfo@uic.edu .

AHS Commencement Details:

 Ceremony Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Ceremony Location: Credit Union 1 Arena, 525 S. Racine

Ceremony Time: 4 pm (Doors open at 3 pm)

Faculty Check-in: Check-in by 3:30 pm

Faculty/Staff entrance: Gate 2 on southeast end of building near parking structure.

Caps & Gowns:  Caps and gowns will be available at the Arena for faculty who preordered them.  A limited supply of extra robes will be available. Faculty who preordered regalia should arrive at the Arena early to pick up their gowns.

Parking:  Parking will be available at no charge in Lot 1B located across from the UIC Pavilion at 1139 West Harrison Street and in the Harrison Street Parking Structure (HSPS) located at 1100 West Harrison Street just east of the UIC Pavilion.  Please refer to the UIC Commencement website for additional directions.

Reception:  There will be no reception following the AHS Commencement ceremony this year.

Accommodations: Faculty, staff, and guests requiring accommodations to attend or participate in the ceremony should contact the Credit Union 1 Arena prior to the ceremony day at 312-413-5700. Graduates requiring accommodations can contact Eileen Doran for assistance at eileend2@uic.edu.

Vaccination and Masking guidelines:  For the most up-to-date information on vaccination and masking requirements, please visit the following link.  Currently, masks are required for all participants, staff, and attendees at commencement.

Venue Policies: For other venue policies including bag size limit and the use of metal detectors, please refer to the following venue policies link.

Rehearsal:  A rehearsal has been scheduled for Monday, May 2 at 10 am in the Credit Union 1 Arena for faculty and staff who would like a walkthrough of the event prior to the ceremony. There is no rehearsal for graduates. Rehearsal is not required.  Faculty and staff who are unable to attend rehearsal but have questions about their roles (marshals, banner carriers, faculty advisors hooding doctoral students, etc.) should contact AHS Student Affairs prior to the day of the ceremony.