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Learning Center Experience
To help you prepare for the big day, watch this short video to the left which explains where to go and what to do when you arrive at the theater. Be sure to follow the steps below to register for the ceremony by April 5, 2017.
What to Expect Video Transcript
Students are eligible to walk in the graduation ceremony if they have completed all graduation requirements prior to the ceremony date. Students should contact Education Advising to review their remaining credits and requirements in order to determine their degree completion date. Online students can reach Education Advising at 866.522.7747. Ground campus and Learning Center students should contact their Academic team for assistance.
June 3, 2017, Chicago O'Hare/Rosemont, ILThe Rosemont Theatre5400 North River RoadRosemont, IL 60018
Students must complete their degree by June 2, 2017, to be eligible for this ceremony.
Two Ceremonies, All Degree Levels, Divided by School/Program:Ceremony 1: 9:30 am CTCommencement for graduates in the Schools of Business and Technology and Health Sciences
Ceremony 2: 1:30 pm CTCommencement for graduates in the Schools of Education and Nursing, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Concord Law School
Click here for the full schedule.
Graduation Event GuideGuides were mailed out to those attending the ceremony, and should be received by May 22, 2017. A PDF copy of the guide can be viewed by clicking here.
Flower Pre-Order Sales
Guests of graduates may pre-order flowers from Flowers for Dreams now through June 1, 2017. Click here to place an order.
1: Register. Registration for this ceremony has ended. There is no late registration period.
2: Order your cap and
gown. The deadline to place orders online was April 27. Contact Jostens at 800.854.7464 to place your order. Late orders are not guaranteed and may be subject to late fees and/or rush shipping fees. Caps and gowns are not provided by Kaplan University and will not be sold on-site.
3: Make any necessary
travel plans. Visit the Travel to Graduation page for more info.
*Hotel reservation deadlines vary. Visit
the Hotel page to view each hotel’s deadline.
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