The virtual commencement for Chicago-Kent College of Law will be available on this page by 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 16.
A virtual watch party will also take place for the Chicago-Kent community to celebrate the Class of 2021 together. The watch party will be limited to Chicago-Kent faculty, staff, alumni, graduates and their invited guests.
Q: What will happen during the virtual ceremony? Who are the speakers?
A: The virtual ceremony will be an abbreviated, pre-recorded version of our traditional commencement proceedings and include a virtual procession. It will include a reading of the names of all graduates and pre-recorded messages submitted by students.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is delivering the keynote address and will be joined by two student speakers. Valedictorian Alex Matthews will deliver the J.D. commencement address and Pejman Eshtehardi, a candidate for an LL.M. in Financial Services Law, will deliver the graduate address.
Q: How do I watch it live?
A: The video will be available via YouTube link on this page and will go live at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 16.
Graduates, their guests, and members of the law school community will be able to access slides for specific students by searching graduates’ names on the Chicago-Kent Virtual Ceremony portal hosted by our commencement partner, StageClip.
Q: Do I have to watch it live on Sunday, May 16 or will the video be available to watch later?
A: No, the video will be available at a later time on YouTube.
Q: Can I view a clip of a specific graduate?
A: Graduates, their guests, and members of the law school community will be able to access slides for specific students by searching graduates’ names on the Chicago-Kent Virtual Ceremony portal hosted by our commencement partner, StageClip. The Chicago-Kent community is also encouraged to share well wishes and photos on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ckgrad or #IllinoisTechGrad.
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