Information for Graduates
UI College of Medicine 137th Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 2019

2 PM – 4:30 PM

Credit Union 1 Arena 525 Racine Avenue (Formerly known as the UIC Pavilion)


Distribution times for regalia/cap and gown pick-up:

May 1: If you pre-ordered your regalia/cap and gown through Jostens, pick-up your regalia in the Illinois Room (SCE) – 10:00am to 4:00pm.

If you did not pre-order your cap & gown purchase, please go directly to the UIC Bookstore on the East Campus (SCE) – 8:30am to 7:00pm

After May 1:  Regalia, pre-ordered and otherwise, will be available in the UIC Bookstore (SCE) during regular store hours through May 11!

Approximate Event Timing

1:00 p.m. Arena doors open for guest seating; there are no tickets & seating is unlimited.

Students must arrive NO LATER THAN 1:15 p.m. to the Credit Union 1 Arena Garage, located on Harrison Street next to the Credit Union 1 Arena.

Ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. and ends at approximately 4:30 p.m.


Tickets are not needed for this event.


Free parking at the Credit Union 1 Arena lots.

Seating is available for disabled/hearing impaired students, faculty and guests.
To make arrangements, please contact Credit Union 1 Arena staff by phone at 413-5700 by May 1st.  On the event day, UIC staff will assist students or guests. Closed caption is provided to the benefit of students and guests who are hearing impaired.