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The College of Communication commencement ceremony is held at Wintrust Arena, located at 200 E. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60616.​

Tickets are required for commencement, with each graduate receiving five (5) free tickets. Visit this webpage for more information on the ticketing.

Wintrust Arena adheres to strict safety procedures that are enforced without exception. Everyone entering the arena will pass through a metal detector and security bag check. Graduates and their guests should become familiar ahead of time with the arena’s strict bag and purse policy, which prohibits nearly all purses and bags, and its list of other prohibited items. No bag check will be available at Wintrust Arena.

We encourage graduates and guests to travel to Wintrust Arena via public transportation.


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