siu graduate in cap, gown and mask

February 14, 2022

SIU Carbondale spring commencement exercises set

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Ceremonies for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s spring 2022 commencement are set.

The ceremonies will be May 6-7. There is no ticketing for guests, and guest seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. All of the ceremonies, except for the SIU School of Law ceremony in Shryock Auditorium, will take place in Banterra Center. Ceremonies will be compliant with campus and state pandemic safety protocols in place at the time.

The schedule for the respective colleges is:

Friday, May 6

1 p.m. — SIU School of Law

Saturday, May 7

9 a.m. — College of Health and Human Sciences.

1:30 p.m. — College of Arts and Media; College of Business and Analytics; College of Liberal Arts.

5:30 p.m. — College of Agricultural, Life, and Physical Sciences; College of Engineering, Computing, Technology, and Mathematics; School of Education; SIU School of Medicine.

Additional information is at or by contacting University Events and Protocol at 618-453-7424 or

Faculty, staff, students and community members who are interested in volunteering at commencement can find more information and sign up at More information for faculty about participating in the faculty processional or serving as a marshal, is at