Cook County Commissioner to Speak at CUPPA Commencement

Jesus Chuy Garcia

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, MUPP Alum and 7th District Cook County Commissioner, to address CUPPA 2017 Graduates

UIC's College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs celebrates the Class of 2017 during the college's commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. at the UIC Forum. Special guests at the ceremony will include MUPP Alumnus Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, 7th District Cook County Commissioner providing the commencement address.

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Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degree Candidates in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

and guests are invited to:

CUPPA Commencement

Friday, May 5, 2017, 10 a.m.

UIC Forum

725 Roosevelt Road (Corner of Halsted Street and Roosevelt Road), Chicago

Brief reception to follow.

 

RSVP required by April 14, 2017, to:

CUPPA@uic.edu

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CEREMONY INFORMATION FOR GRADUATES:

 

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 Friday, May 5. Dressing areas at the UIC Forum will open at 9:00 a.m. Enter through the main entrance.

TRAVEL AND PARKING INFORMATION

Please see http://www.uic.edu/depts/ovcsa/commencement/directions.shtml 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.

If you're eligible to attend this year's commencement ceremony and plan to attend, please see http://commencement.uic.edu/student_caps_gowns.shtml 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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information, please contact Jodi White Jones, Assistant Dean, jmwhite@uic.edu, 312.413.9127.

(Note NO TICKETS are issued but we still request your RSVP. There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend.)

Commencement Website for all of UIC