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Due to COVID-19, in-person convocation ceremonies will not be held in May 2021. The School of Information Sciences will hold a virtual convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 15, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. to celebrate December 2020, May 2021, and August 2021 graduates. In order to participate as an August 2021 graduate, undergraduate students must have 13 or less credit hours remaining, and graduate students must have 8 or less credit hours remaining.

Watch the Virtual Convocation Ceremony 

May 2021 Convocation program

The iSchool virtual convocation ceremony will be recorded and posted after the event.

University-Wide Commencement

The University of Illinois is committed to doing everything we can to celebrate the success of Illinois graduates while working to maximize the health and safety of our community. 2021 Commencement will include both an in-person individual, private Stage Crossing experience, and an online celebration featuring a virtual conferral of degrees. Please visit the Commencement website to learn more about the Stage Crossing experience and the Online Commencement Celebration.


For questions about the iSchool convocation ceremony, please contact Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Meg Edwards ( or Assistant to the Dean Christine Hopper ( For questions about the University-wide events, please contact the Commencement Office (