Graduation FAQs

Congratulations, soon to be graduates! You probably have a lot of questions, and, with a large group completing degrees this spring, we are here to help.

How do I register for graduation?
Students who are eligible for graduation this May can register for the Graduation Commencement Ceremony by logging in to their UIS account, clicking on the Student tab and following the Commencement Registration link.

Eligible students also need to submit the Application for Diploma, which is available in their UIS account, under Student Records.

How do I order my academic attire?
The SJU graduation robe and hood can be ordered by graduating students by filling out the Commencement Registration Form available in the student’s UIS account.

Do I have to walk in the ceremonies?
Of course not, but we would love for you to join us!

Is there a celebration with DLIS?
Yes, graduates are asked to join us Friday, May 17th from 5:30-7:00 P.M. in D’Angelo Center Room 210. Please, RSVP by May 10th to

When will I get my diploma? How will DLIS stay in touch with me?
Do check that your permanent contact information and email is up-to-date on UIS. Once you graduate we will remove you from DLIS listserv and add you to the alumni listserv.

Will DLIS support me with job searches once a graduate? Certainly, St. John’s Career Services and the DLIS faculty are still available to alumni. Students will continue to receive job updates via the alumni listserv. Check the Career Services job board, and stay in contact with advisors.

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