GRAD Days and Commencement InformationGRADUATION APPLICATION
In their final term, upcoming graduates must complete the following graduation application as part of their graduation requirement with the Career Services Office. Career Services homepage.
As part of the Salute to Excellence and Service Week hosted by the Student Activities Association and our Academics department, graduates of the January, March and May sessions are invited to a reception held in their honor. Following a Keynote Address by the Administration and presentation of the Leadership Awards, graduates will be able to:
- Complete an advanced check-in for commencement to minimize wait time
- Confirm the spelling of their name in the commencement program booklet
- Pick up academic and veteran honor cords (if applicable)
- Receive an oversight of commencement protocols and procedures for graduates
- Attend a Loan Exit Interview Session to satisfy the federal interview requirement*
Join us for food, entertainment, and camaraderie while celebrating your achievement! Event details:
Wednesday, June 11th
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Commons at the Addison Campus
Exit Loan Counseling available at 3 and 6 pm
Please RSVP by clicking here
*All U.S. students and students who are residents of Alberta, Canada must complete exit loan counseling when they are graduating. Graduation candidates must complete their loan exit counseling session - either online before the final day of their graduating term or in person at the Grad Reception on June 11th. Graduates must also fulfill all financial obligations to DeVry at least 30 days before commencement.Failure to complete exit counseling may result in a hold on students' records.
NOTE: Potential graduates must provide the Registrar's Office with any applicable outside transcripts in a timely manner to be eligible for graduation. Please contact the Registrar's Office at (630) 652-8370 if you have questions about transferring credits.
Other helpful documents pertaining to graduating students:
There are two commencement ceremonies per calendar year for the Chicago metro - summer (typically end of June) and winter (typically December or January). Our commencement ceremonies honor graduates from DeVry University's Addison, Chicago and Tinley Park campuses as well as the Keller Graduate School of Management and all of our supporting centers in our area. The next commencement ceremony is:
June 2013 Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, June 29, 2014
10 am - Graduate Ceremony
2 pm - Undergraduate Ceremony
All graduates are asked to read through our Guide to Commencement Exercises packet listed below in the sessions leading up to their projected graduation date to familiarize themselves with the schedule for the day, protocol and graduate expectations: