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Commencement

Teen patti game today to Illinois Tech’s graduates! All degrees awarded for the 2021–2022 academic year were awarded on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the university’s 153rd Commencement Ceremony, which took place in person on Illinois Tech's Mies Campus.

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Main Ceremony

Illinois Tech’s 153rd Commencement ceremony was held in person on the university’s Mies Campus in Chicago and also broadcast live around the world. The Main Ceremony began at 10 a.m. CDT, and Academic Unit Ceremonies and Receptions followed. View college/unit ceremony locations and times.

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College/Unit Commencement Ceremonies

Academic Unit Ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 14 between the hours of noon–3 p.m. Learn More
John P. Calamos Sr., Nashita Syeda, Henry White

Commencement Speakers

The Main Ceremony featured keynote speaker John P. Calamos Sr. (ECON ’63/M.B.A. ’70), founder, chairman, and global chief investment officer of Calamos Investments, and our student speakers, Nashita Syeda, recipient of the Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science, and Henry White, recipient of the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Master of Public Policy and Administration. Learn More
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Honorary Degree Recipients

Illinois Tech presented two honorary degrees during the Main Ceremony. Recipients included John P. Calamos Sr. (ECON ’63/M.B.A. ’70) and Fred Eychaner. Learn More
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Celebrate on Social!

We invite you to virtually celebrate this accomplishment with us by taking a video or photo and using #IllinoisTechGrad or @Illinoistech 

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Commencement Programs

Have questions?

Make sure you contact the correct department! The Commencement ceremony is a very large event, and many different departments are involved. We want to make sure you contact the department best suited to answering any questions you have:
  • Undergraduate Student Application questions: ugaa@iodrama.com
  • Graduate Student Application questions: gradcoll@iodrama.com
  • Diploma questions: registrar@iodrama.com
  • Disability Services questions: disabilities@iodrama.com
  • International student questions: icenter@iodrama.com
  • Commencement ceremony questions: commencement@iodrama.com

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Contact Commencement

Phone

312.567.3700

Department Type

Administrative

Office Location

Hermann Hall
3241 South Federal Street, Suite 102
Chicago, IL 60616