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Graduation information May 27, 2023

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The ceremony will be held at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Ill.?

CNN Hero of the Year Nelly Cheboi '16 will deliver the address at the 163rd Commencement Convocation. Cheboi was honored for her work with TechLit Africa, the nonprofit she co-founded that redistributes recycled computers in schools in rural Kenya.

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No tickets are required for the ceremony.

Vibrant Arena procedures

Attendees will walk through metal detectors before entering the center.?Purses, backpacks and bags should be left at home or in a vehicle, if possible.?Any bag over 5"x7"x2" will need to be returned to your vehicle or checked in at Guest Services.?The only exceptions are for medical reasons or diaper bags (with small child/children present upon entry).

The Vibrant Arena does not allow weapons, pocket knives, pepper spray, airhorns, noisemakers or helium balloons.

The Vibrant Arena?has sufficient seating capacity for commencement and is accessible for people with disabilities. Graduating students or family members with seating or accessibility concerns are encouraged to check with the Vibrant Arena?for details.

Related events

The Master’s Hooding Ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in the Murabito Commons of the Lindberg Center.?

The Senior Departmental Honors Celebration will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Memorial Building.

The?Senior Send-Off will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 26, in the G?vle rooms and the area around the Gerber Center.?

The?Blessing of the Graduates: A Baccalaureate will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 27, in Centennial Hall.?