Quad Cities Campus

Information for Families and Friends

  • No tickets will be issued. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Ushers will be available to direct guests and answer questions.

Electronic Devices (Cell Phones, Pagers, Etc.) & Other Considerations

  • Please silence electronic devices when entering The RiverCenter.
  • Noisemaking devices are prohibited. Possession of noisemaking devices, especially air horns, may result in removal from the premises. Consideration for the safety and welfare of all attendees is a priority.


Parking information and directions for The RiverCenter.

Disability Information

Family members and guests who need assistance should contact WIU’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Access, (309) 298-1977 or www.wiu.edu/equal_opportunity_and_access/. Handicap parking is available.

First Aid

A First Aid station is available during the ceremony.


There will be flowers and other small items available for purchase outside the main floor seating area. The bookstore will also have apparel and other items for sale in the lobby area.

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol is not permitted.

Anyone in possession of alcohol will be immediately removed from the premises by on-duty police officers.