Video Stream

A live video stream of the commencement ceremonies will be available online the day of the event at:

2016 December Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate & Graduate Combined Ceremony
Saturday December 17, 2016
Bradley University - Renaissance Coliseum
Start time: 9:30 a.m.

Where will commencement be held?
Bradley University - Renaissance Coliseum Arena (1600 West Main Street, Peoria, IL 61625)

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

Where should we park?
Parking will be available in the Main Street Deck, Duryea Avenue Deck, and various parking lots on campus.

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Graduation Fair

The Graduation Fair will be held on Thursday, December 8th 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.

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 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Robert Michel Student Center Ballroom.

Graduation Reception

A reception for all graduates, their families, faculty and staff will be held on Friday, December 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Robert Michel Student Center. 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.

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

December 8

Peplow Pavilion in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

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

December 9-16


During normal Bookstore hours

Upcoming Commencements

May 2017 Combined Commencement
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Peoria Civic Center - Carver Arena
9:00 a.m. start time
12:00 noon approximate conclusion

Please check back for updates and additional information.