Illinois

Columbia College hosts commencement ceremonies in the spring and fall on campus in Columbia, Missouri, and at locations nationwide.

 
 
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Dates

Coming soon


Times

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Address

Elgin Community College
Events Center
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, Illinois

2022 Guest speaker

Coming soon

 

Contact

Crystal Lake StaffAll Illinois locations

Email: CrystalLake@CCIS.edu
Phone: (815) 477-5440

Elgin StaffAll Illinois locations

Email: Elgin@CCIS.edu
Phone: (847) 214-7197

 
 
 
 
 

Student information

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Photography

We will provide a professional photographer at the ceremony. Students will be photographed when presented with their diploma. Order forms will be sent to graduates in advance and will be available at the ceremony.

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Caps and gowns

Graduates can order their caps and gowns through the Herff-Jones website. Students may choose to ship the regalia to their venue free of charge or directly to the graduate for the cost of shipping. The venue will notify students when regalia is available for pick-up.

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Announcements and rings

Visit the Herff-Jones website to place orders for printed announcements or rings. If you prefer generic announcements, email the bookstore at SM789@BNCollege.com or call (573) 875-7341.

Feeling overwhelmed? View the Main Campus, Evening and Master's checklist to help you prepare for graduation.

 
 
 
 

Guest information

Seating and special accommodations

Doors open one hour before the ceremony begins. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact your location to reserve handicap or wheelchair seating or to make other special accommodations. Advance reservation guarantees wheelchair seating, otherwise it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ushers will be available to provide assistance.

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