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Information for Faculty

Information for Faculty on Commencement at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
136th Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 11, 2018

UIC Pavilion at 525 South Racine Avenue

Approximate Event Timing

1:00pm, Pavilion doors open for guest seating; there are no tickets & seating is unlimited; Participating Faculty must arrive NO LATER THAN 1:30pm at the parking structure east of Pavilion;
1:45pm, Faculty Procession into the Pavilion begins the Ceremony.  Ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours fifteen minutes.


Free parking at the UIC Pavilion lots.

2018 Faculty and Staff Cap and Gown Procedures

Department Heads (or a designee) march in regalia with his/her departmental faculty and are seated in labeled chairs on stage; faculty march in regalia and are seated in a reserved section adjacent to graduates.  Administrative Deans march with the Platform Party and are seated in labeled chairs on stage.  Staff from the Office of Faculty Affairs will be available to direct faculty line-up (in the Parking Structure east of the Pavilion) and procession.  Instructions for Wearing Academic Hood and Cap (printable pdf)

  • Department Heads and faculty order regalia through department representatives, as listed below.
  • Administrative Deans without faculty appointments and LPC preceptors order regalia through Rita Pacini at (Phone: 312-996-1614)
  • Departments are responsible for collecting faculty orders and forwarding orders to Rita Pacini of the Office of Faculty Affairs by Thursday, February 22, 2018. at 124 CMW, M/C 784; FAX: 312-996-9006; Phone: 312-996-1614.
  • Departments pick up regalia TBA.
  • Departments order faculty stoles directly from Jostens, Inc., Joann Scinto, Representative (1-630-910-5567) using the color chart below (note new vendor colors).
    • Department Heads wear 96 inch stoles with Yellow Gold Fringe
    • Professors and Associate Professors wear 96 inch stoles
    • Assistant Professors wear 72 inch stoles
  • Caps and Gown Return Bins will be available at the Pavilion on May 11th.
  • Stoles are returned directly to departments.

Last updated 2/10/2018

DepartmentContact FnContact LnContact OfficeFaxContact emailContact phoneStole Color
Administrative Deans (without faculty appointment)RitaPacini124 CMW, M/C 7846-9006pacinirm@uic.edux6-1614Depends upon degree
AdvancementBryanLutes302 WROB, M/C 7926-4472bryanlut@uic.edux6-1313not applicable
Anatomy & Cell BiologySydelleMartinez578 CMET, M/C 5123-0354sydelleb@uic.edux3-0784Alabama Maroon
AnesthesiologySherriCunningham3200W UICH, M/C 5156-4019sherrim@uic.edux6-4022Eggshell
Biochemistry & Molecular GeneticsAbdulKhan2022 MBRB, M/C 6693-0353abkhan@uic.edux6-1295California Purple
BioengineeringYinZhong223 SEO, M/C 0636-5921yzhong3@uic.edux3-2423not applicable
DermatologyPamelaCzerwinski380 CMET, M/C 6246-1188pczerwin@uic.edux3-7767Lemon
Emergency MedicineJenniferYtem471-D CMET, M/C 7243-0289jytem@uic.edux3-4598Teal
Family MedicineClaireBridges196 AHSB, M/C 6636-2579cbridg4@uic.edux6-1103Turquoise
Medical EducationMargaretDe La Cruz986 CMET, M/C 5913-2048margretm@uic.edux6-5899Frost Blue
MedicineLindaDonnell1020-N CSB, M/C 7873-0342linda1@uic.edux6-0451M&M Gold
Microbiology & ImmunologyArchanaKapatralE-704 MSB, M/C 7906-6415archanak@uic.edux6-8920Grey
Neurology & Rehabilitation MedicineTerendaJones656 NPI, M/C 7996-4169terenda@uic.edux6-1757Neuro (Royal) & Rehab (Turban Gold)
Neurological SurgeryAvisFoster451 NPI, M/C 7996-9018asf216@uic.edux6-8741Alabama Maroon
Obstetrics & GynecologyAnkitPatel264 CSN, M/C 8086-4238apatel62@uic.edux6-0533Emerald
Ophthalmology & Visual ScienceAnitaHorta3.138 EEI, M/C 6486-7770ahorta1@uic.edux6-5097College Gold
Orthopaedic SurgeryTheresaMoraE-270 MSB, M/C 8446-9025tmora@uic.edux6-9858Texas Orange
OtolaryngologyDeniseMcManaman2.40 EEI, M/C 6486-1282dmcman@uic.edux6-6584California Purple
PathologyCatherineWilliams130 CSN, M/C 8476-7586cwill@uic.edux6-3333White
PediatricsAnnLindner1200 CSB, M/C 8566-8204lindnera@uic.edux3-2867Azusa
PharmacologyAileenBakerE-403 MSB, M/C 8686-1225afb@uic.edux6-7635Alabama Maroon
Physiology & BiophysicsErinFaganE-703 MSB, M/C 7906-1414efagan@uic.edux6-3994Brown
PsychiatryDeitrahCollins56245 SPHPI, M/C 9126-7658dcollins@psych.uic.edux6-7382Navy
RadiologyKunalVora2418 UICH, M/C 9316-0233kvora2@uic.edux5-5258Gold Dust
SurgeryJeanetteAgustin402 CSB, M/C 9613-3483jagust2@uic.edux5-0104Red
UrologyKristinAnderson515 CSN, M/C 9553-0495krisand@uic.edux6-9330Real Gold