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Virtual Doctoral Celebration

Doctoral Celebration

Upcoming Event

Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 2 p.m. CST


A doctoral degree represents the culmination of years of commitment, dedication, and work. We are incredibly proud to acknowledge and celebrate this moment with you.

Watch the 2020 December Virtual Doctoral Celebration video premiere on Saturday, December 19, at 2 p.m. CST. We will have remarks from campus leaders and recognize graduates by name from each College and School. Please join us to honor and mark this important moment and share it with family, friends, and colleagues who helped you succeed. Everyone is welcome. 

No registration is necessary.

Watch here, on YouTube, or on Facebook Live.


Full transcript available for download.

Please note, in the future, the University of Illinois will invite graduates to in-person ceremonies when it is safe to do so.


Congratulations, Graduates!