Video Stream

A live video stream of the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies will be available online at:

2015 Mid-year Commencement Ceremony

What time does Commencement begin?
December 19 - procession will begin at 9:30 a.m. with ceremony immediately following

Where will commencement be held?
Bradley University – Renaissance Coliseum Arena

How long will the ceremony last?
It will conclude about 12:00 p.m.

Where should we park?
Parking is available on campus and in parking decks located on Main Street or Duryea Avenue.

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Graduation Fair

The Graduation Fair will be held on Thursday, December 10th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center – Peplow Pavilion. Pick-up your cap and gown, have graduation portraits taken, enjoy free snacks and door prizes. Cap and gown pick-up will also be available on Friday, December 11th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center  Peplow Pavilion.

Senior Celebration

Graduating seniors can enjoy a complimentary brunch, pick-up a graduation gift, and have a chance for door prizes by attending the Senior Celebration on Thursday, December 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. For more information please see the flyer.

Graduation Reception

A reception for all graduates, their families, faculty and staff will be held inside on Friday, December 18 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Michel Student Center Ballroom. Refreshments will be served.

Cap and Gown Orders

Place orders for your cap and gown here: Personalized graduation announcements, note cards, souvenir tassels and more may be ordered also. Call the Bradley Bookstore at (309) 677-2320 with any questions or view the flyer.

Cap and gown pickup will be held during the following dates and times:

December 10

Peplow Pavilion in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

December 11

Peplow Pavilion in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

Noon to 4:00 p.m.

December 10 - 17


8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

December 18


8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please check back for additional information.