Graduation & Commencement

Congratulations on preparing to graduate! Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 2pm at the Peoria Civic Center. A live stream of the event will be available.


The Commencement Ceremony is only offered at the end of Spring semester. You are invited to walk/participate regardless of which semester during the academic year you completed your degree(s)/certificate(s) requirements.

Participation in the Commencement Ceremony does not automatically ensure that a student has earned a degree or certificate. Once final grades are posted, degrees and certificates are verified to be conferred as soon as possible following the ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed to the student approximately 10 weeks after all final grades are posted.

All potential graduates should receive an invitation to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. The registration deadline has passed.

Commencement Instructions

Everything graduates and their guests need to know about commencement day.

Graduation 2023 Commencement Speaker

Now in her fourth term representing Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, Cheri Bustos is a leader in the fight to lower health care costs, raise wages and get real results for hardworking families across our region.

Graduation Gifts

Surprise your graduate with a special gift from the ICC Bookstore

Commencement Questions

Phone: (309) 694-5717

Email: [email protected]

Deadlines to Apply to Graduate

Illinois Central College confers degrees and certificates at the end of Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters. You must apply for graduation prior to the deadline for your final semester.

Completed SemesterDeadline to Apply
Summer Semester (July)June 1
Fall Semester (December)October 1
Spring Semester (May)March 1

Diplomas are mailed to the student’s address on file. Addresses can be updated through the “My Information” section of the MyICC mobile app or the “General Info” tab in MyICC.

Application for Graduation

Graduation is easy and free.

To apply, log into your MyICC account and under “Academics” select “Apply for/View Graduation”.

You are only eligible to apply for the program of study in which you are enrolled. If you need to add a program of study or change your program of study, please complete a Change of Program of Study form.

Diploma Reprints

Need a reprint of your diploma? Diplomas can be reprinted at a cost of $25 each. Diploma reprints will be included in our regular diploma printing in January, July, and September. Your diploma(s) will be mailed via USPS and sent to the address you provide on the order form.

Graduation Office

Transcript Evaluation (College/University/Military)

  • Mon: 8 am – 4:30 pm
    Tue: 8 am – 7 pm
    Wed-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm