Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degree Candidates in the
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Departments of Public Administration and Urban Planning and Policy
Graduates, degree candidates, and guests are invited to:
Monday, May 14, 2018, 10 a.m.
725 Roosevelt Road (Corner of Halsted Street and Roosevelt Road)
Brief reception to follow.
RSVP required by April 15, 2018, to:
ON THE DAY OF COMMENCEMENT BE PRESENT AND DRESSED BY 9:40 A.M.
All degree candidates and CUPPA faculty must be present, dressed in academic regalia, and ready to assemble for the processional by 9:40 a.m. on Monday, May 14th. Dressing areas at the UIC Forum will open at 9:00 a.m. Enter through the main entrance.
TRAVEL AND PARKING INFORMATION
Go here for travel directions to Student Center East and parking information for the UIC Forum.
CAPS AND GOWNS
Academic regalia will be available for purchase at the Student Center East Bookstore beginning in mid-April.
Graduates: We have a small stock of donated caps and gowns!
Email UPPSAinfo@gmail.com with your name, UIN, phone number, and height to claim a cap/gown.
The gown sizes we have are:
5'1" - 5'3" (2)
5'4" - 5'6" (2)
5'7" - 5'9" (1)
5'8" - 5'10" (1)
5'9" - 5'11" (2)
5'10'' - 6'0" (3)
6'0" - 6'2" (2)
If you plan to attend this year's commencement, you MUST get a cap, gown, hood, and tassel. These are available for purchase at the UIC Bookstore in Student Center East.
If you get a donated cap/gown, you must still purchase a tassel and hood from the bookstore. The hood and tassel color for CUPPA is peacock blue. If you borrow a cap and gown, you will be expected to donate it back to CUPPA for next year's commencement.
Purchasing Your Own Cap, Gown, Hood and/or Tassel:
If you're eligible to attend this year's commencement ceremony and plan to attend, go here for instructions on how to purchase a cap and gown. You **must** purchase a cap and gown before the event. When purchasing a master's gown, be sure to clearly convey your degree title to Bookstore staff.
MPA and MUPP candidates and graduates should receive a hood, cap, gown, and tassel.
Bachelor candidates should receive a blue cap, blue gown, and white tassel.
PhD candidates wear the same color regalia, regardless of major.
Caps and gowns will go on sale at the UIC Bookstore in mid-April. See https://www.uicbookstore.org for hours of operation.
ALUMNI: If you have a cap/gown to donate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will organize a time to pick it up.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information, please contact Jodi White Jones, Assistant Dean, email@example.com, 312.413.9127.