Graduate Studies

Commencement Information

Important Dates and Deadlines
Caps, Gowns & Announcements
Commencement Day Details
Commencement Map
List of Majors
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Commencement Policy

Commencement Schedule

Spring 2024 Graduate Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2024

5:00 p.m. - Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Western Hall, Macomb, IL

Sunday, May 12, 2024

1:00 p.m. - Combined Graduate/Undergraduate Ceremony, Vibrant Arena at The MARK, Moline, IL

Live Streaming Video of Commencement Ceremonies

Western Illinois University provides live streaming video of the commencement ceremonies held at the Macomb campus. The live feed will be available approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each ceremony on WIU's YouTube channel.

Commencement is a ceremony to recognize anticipated graduates. Actual degree conferral (graduation) will not occur until after final grades are posted.