2015 Kendall College Commencement

Saturday, June 20, 2015

To view photos of the 2014 commencement, please visit this link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/54241265@N02/sets/ 


Chicago Symphony Center – Orchestra Hall
220 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
10:00AM – 12:00PM


Graduates are responsible for ordering their regalia (cap & gown) to wear for the commencement ceremony. Ordering your regalia confirms your participation in the ceremony. Order at: collegegrad.herffjones.com

Deadline to order: TBD

*Students who do not order a cap and gown by the deadline will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.


Graduates may order graduation announcements and invitations directly through Herff Jones. Please visit collegegrad.herffjones.com

*Graduates are encouraged to order items early, additional fees apply for rush delivery.


Graduates will receive a diploma cover during the ceremony. Official diplomas will be distributed after Commencement from the Registrar Office to those students that have successfully completed all degree requirements. This process takes a few months. Official and unofficial transcripts are available prior to receipt of the diploma. The transcript request forms can be accessed on the Office of the Registrar's website.


Wearing the traditional academic cap & gown is required for the commencement ceremony.  

Underneath the gown, it is recommended that men wear a shirt with a collar, dark pants, and dark shoes.  Women may wear a blouse and skirt or pants, or dress, and dark shoes.  


Each guest must have a ticket for entry. Accessible seating is available.


The actual number of tickets available per graduate will depend upon the number of graduates participating in the ceremony.

  • All guests of the ceremony must have a ticket for entry.
  • Tickets guarantee entry into the ceremony; Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please be aware that Commencement tickets are College property and the sale and/or copying of Commencement tickets is strictly prohibited.

If you have any questions regarding commencement activities and events please email studentlife@student.kendall.edu .

All other questions regarding tickets and regalia please email registrars@kendall.edu or call the Office of the Registrar at 312-752-2030.

Congratulations on your hard work and achievements!