With finals in our midst and graduation right around the corner, sometimes it’s good just to have a something to do as a distraction!

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And the photos says it all! Tomrrow May 9th, Nick Ailes has a solo acoustic set at Potbelly Sandwich Shop from 12-2PM! Grab some food, and enjoy the live music for a bit as you give your brain a break. I finished my finals but my brain is still recovering and I may need some acoustic music for the soothing atmosphere it provides along with a filling sandwich from Potbelly. Here’s a link just in case there’s some extra details!

“Stop in for my 2nd of two weekly acoustic sets! 🤠🤙❤”

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May 10-11 gives you many opportunities for free photos with the Illini Union! Photos can be expensive or they can take time, either way grab a quick snapshot for free with the Illini Union! To find out more, click here!

“Congrats to our Class of 2018 graduates! The Illini Union is offering FREE GRADUATION PHOTOS on the Quad Thursday, May 10th, and Friday, May 11th from 1-3pm. Grab your cap & gown from the ARC, and then find the Illini Union tent on the Quad!

A digital file of your photo will be delivered to your email.
*Must have ILLINOIS cap and/or gown to participate.
Popular with Friends”

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Live Action Games is doing a great event for everyone who wants to start a new game for the summer, which is a free video game! It’s a surprise in a bag, hopefully you or a friend have the correct game system to go along with it! Seems like Supplies may be limited so make sure to head over there early! And hey, here’s a link!

“Stop by Live Action Games Sat, May 12 for our customer appreciation day! Pick up your free grab bag, no purchase necessary. Each bag contains a video game, coupons, and fun*

Thank you customer people!

More information to come~

*while supplies last”

Group of Graduates

Wowza! Congratulations to all you graduates! You’ve made it, and soon it’s time for the next step! So for everyone else, you should make it out to the Spring 2018 Commencement to congratulate your friends as they have finally reached another milestone. The speaker seems accredited with few different major successes so that will be educational as well! Don’t miss out! This link will take you to the commencement page.

May Ceremony

University-wide Commencement Ceremony

The university-wide Commencement ceremony is the official University of Illinois academic ceremony at which the Chancellor presides and the President confers degrees.

Doctoral degree candidates are invited to attend but will not be hooded at the event; Doctoral, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Professional (J.D., D.V.M., and M.D.) degree recipients stand as a group at their seats and are recognized by college. This is a dignified ceremony that lasts about two hours. Academic attire is required. This ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Memorial Stadium.


9:30 a.m. Ceremony

  • College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine and Applied Arts
  • College of Law
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • College of Media
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • School of Information Sciences
  • School of Labor and Employment Relations
  • School of Social Work

2018 Commencement Speaker

Max Levchin (BS 1997, Engineering)
CEO and Founder, Affirm
Co-founder, PayPal
Former Chairman of the Board, Yelp”

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