CUPPA COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
For Public Administration and Urban Planning and Policy and Urban and Public Affairs graduates and degree candidates for the following academic terms: July 2012, December 2012 and May 2013.
Graduates, degree candidates, and guests are invited to:
Friday, May 10, 2013
725 Roosevelt Road (Corner of Halsted Street and Roosevelt Road), Chicago
Brief reception to follow.
RSVP required by April 8th, 2013 to:
UPA Students: Contact Danielle Cheatom, firstname.lastname@example.org, 312.413.2565
PA Students: Contact Sharon Sanders, email@example.com, 312.996.3109
UPP Students: Contact Ann Barnds, firstname.lastname@example.org, 312.996.2165
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 10. 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. The base cost (excluding sales tax) for regalia is approximately: Bachelor: $28.95, Master’s: $54.95, PhD: $82.95
If you're eligible to attend this year's commencement ceremony and plan to attend, please see www.commencement.uic.edu 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 (i.e., MPA or MUPP) to Bookstore staff.
* MPA and MUPP candidates and graduates should receive a Peacock Blue hood and tassel.
* Bachelor: blue cap, blue gown, white tassel.
Hint: Peacock Blue is the brighter of the two. Wedgewood Blue has a "dusty" appearance.
All 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 http://www.uicbookstore.org for their hours of operation.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information, please contact Jodi White Jones, email@example.com, 312.413.9127.