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The 2017 Commencement​ Ceremony for the College of Communication will take place this June 11, 2017 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.

College of Communication and College of Computing and Digital Media
Sunday, June 11, 2017
12:30 p.m.

Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd,
Rosemont, IL 60018​

Keynote Speaker
Marty Wilke​, president and general manager, WBBM-TV CBS 2, Chicago and College of Communication alumna.

No tickets necessary or limits on guests per student.

Cap and Gown

Students: Reserve your cap and gown before May 1.

Cap and gown pick-up will be held on June 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DePaul Center
1 East Jackson Concourse Level (downstairs)

Special Needs Accommodations

Do you need special accommodations for graduation? For example, “I have a family member that uses a wheelchair. Where do they sit?” Or, “I am on crutches! What’s the best way for me to get from the parking lot to the graduation venues?” The Center for Students with Disabilities​ (CSD) may be able to help. Please contact CSD at (773) 325-1677 or​

For More Information

For more information regarding the College of Communication Commencement Ceremony, contact Katie Walsh​.

For all other colleges, please contact your specific college or school​ within the university.​​