You have accomplished a huge milestone in your academic career. Celebrate your achievement by enjoying a week of exciting events!
Early Bird Pricing - $100 Bundle (Custom t-shirt & Mug, Grad Brunch, Class of 2023 Dinner Cruise) through May 3rd.
All Ticket Sales End 5/8/23.
Payments accepted at the GSU Cashiers Office only.
MONDAY, MAY 8
Movie Night, East Lot 3-near F building, 7:30 pm Ant Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023), Free admission and concessions.
TUESDAY, MAY 9
Jaguars for Life! Post your cap and gown pic on social media and Share what motivated you to pursue a degree. Who motivated you along the way? What motivated you to finish? Tag #GovStateGrad
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10
Class of 2023 Grad Brunch, Hall of Governors, Noon, $20 per guest. Enjoy a champagne toast as you hang
out with fellow graduates. Payment due by 5/5/23.
THURSDAY, MAY 11 (SOLD OUT)
Cruise, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, 6:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., $75 per person (Dinner buffet and beverages included). TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED.
Time: 6:15 PM
Vessel Name: Spirit of Chicago
The Grad Cruise will depart Navy Pier promptly at 7:00PM. Please arrive early to
the pier to allow plenty of time to reach the dock and board the
boat. There will be NO REFUNDS FOR LATE ARRIVALS IF YOU FAIL TO BOARD
ON TIME. We advise not bringing any unnecessary bags onboard as they will
be subject to screening per US Coast Guard requirements. Gifts should be are
placed in gift bags or unwrapped for easy screening.
- Dress Attire -
The Grad Dinner Cruise
is a fun and festive experience! There is no dress code, but Spirit of Chicago recommends
casual attire: khakis, nice jeans, dresses, button-up shirts, and
blouses. Remember to bring a sweater or jacket in case it is windy on the
FRIDAY, MAY 12
Grads Have Spirit Too! Share your favorite memory or a Photo on social media showing your GSU Jaguar spirit. Tag #GovStateGrad
SATURDAY, MAY 13
- 2023 Commencement
Ceremony, Tinley Park Convention Center, 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Custom 2023 T-shirt $20
Custom 2023 Glass Cafe Mug $10
Visit www.govst.edu/commencement/ for Commencement ceremony FAQ’s.
For questions regarding Grad Celebration Week events, Email firstname.lastname@example.org.