Graduation Information

Congratulations on graduating from Resurrection University

It’s a significant accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated. Here is all of the information you need to make sure your graduation experience is everything you hoped for. On behalf of the faculty and staff of Resurrection University, congratulations Graduate.

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Graduation Calendar

DATEEVENT
May 18, 2018Intent to Graduate forms due for August 2018 graduation.
June 15, 2018Last day to send graduation regalia order by clicking here.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

1st Floor Student Lounge

Graduation regalia pick-up
**Any remaining orders after 8/7/18 may be picked up from the 6th Floor information center.
You will receive an email from the Dean’s Office when your signed EdNur forms are available. Students will turn in their Student I.D. when they pick up their EdNur form.
August 25, 2018Summer 2018 Pinning & Graduation Ceremonies, Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center (100 Drury Ln. Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181)
 January 4, 2019Fall 2018 Pinning Ceremony, Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center (100 Drury Ln. Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181)
January 5, 2019Fall 2018 Graduation Ceremony, Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center (100 Drury Ln. Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181)
May 3, 2019Spring 2019 Pinning Ceremony, Donald E. Stephens Center (5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018)
May 4, 2019Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018)

Cap and Gown Information

Pinning & Graduation Ticket Information

  • Tickets will not be distributed for the pinning or graduation ceremonies. Seating at the ceremony will be on a first come basis.
  • The graduation venue cannot accommodate more than 8 guests per student. Please respect your fellow graduates by limiting your guests to 8 or fewer so that everyone is able to find seating.

Pinning Ceremony Information

Please bring your name card to the ceremony.

  • In your graduation packet you will find a name card to be completed for the pinning ceremony. The perforated portion should be given to the person you have chosen to pin you during the ceremony.
  • Make sure your pinner stops by the check-in table. Pinners will be seated in a special section and will be lined up in numerical order.
  • Please see Michael Sherman, Registrar, prior to the ceremony if the pronounciation of your name is challenging.

Graduation Ceremony Information

  • Graduates should arrive no later than 9:00 am.
  • The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 am.
  • Please remind family and friends that balloons, signs, and noise makers of any kind are not allowed in the theater.
  • You must turn in your student identification card to the Dean’s executive assistant when you pick up your EdNur form! You will not receive your EdNur form until your ID has been turned in to the University.

Parking Information

No cost for parking.  

Surface lot located off of Spring Road.

Ednur Form Information

  • Signed EdNur forms will be available in January 2018. When they are ready, you will receive an email regarding pick-up information. Students will turn in their Student I.D. when they pick up their EdNur form.

For questions concerning pinning and graduation, please contact Kristal Tenney, Events and Facilities Coordinator at kristal.tenney@resu.edu or 773.252.5313

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Intent to Graduate Form

Submit this online form to the Registrar’s Office before the term deadline. Please make sure to fill out this form accurately with the correct spelling of your name. The information you provide in this form will be printed on your diploma. 

Please also indicate if you plan to attend the pinning and graduation ceremonies.

To order diploma frames and nursing pin guards (all are optional), click here:  link

Intent to Graduate Form

Fields marked with an * are required