Salute to Graduates
ALL December 2013 GRADUATES ARE INVITED to attend the Salute to Graduates. At the Salute you can learn about the benefits and services offered to NEIU Alumni, get career placement assistance, order a class ring and graduation announcements, pick up your Commencement tickets and more!
Salute to Graduates, Thursday, November 14, 2013
12 p.m. - 7 p.m., Alumni Hall
* Photographer will also be on-site Friday, November 15, 2013, in Village Square.
The following offices and vendors will be available at the Salute to help with all of your Commencement needs:
NEIU Alumni Association
Learn about all the benefits and services you will receive as an alumnus/alumna of the University, including information about the NEIU Alumni Association. Take a moment to fill out a brief survey during the Salute and you will automatically be entered into a drawing for some incredible prizes (you do not need to be present to win).
Career Development Center
Whether you are using your degree to start a new career, enhance your current position, or to change careers, we can help you move closer to your goals in a variety of different ways. Our website has numerous resources like College Central Network, our NEIU job board, and Perfect Interview, a simulated interview program that helps you to become a more confident interviewer. We also offer help with resumes, cover letters, networking including LinkedIn, and much more, via individual appointments, workshops and drop-in hours. Check our website for more information about how to access these services! Services are FREE for both students and alumni.
Class Gift Program
The Class Gift Program allows graduates to leave their legacy and make a donation for NEIU student scholarships. Commemorate your graduation year and donate $20.13.
The NEIU graduate degree program offers over 30 areas of study and the majority of classes are held in the late afternoon or evening to accommodate students pursuing a degree on a part-time basis.
Office of Student Union, Event and Conference Services
At the Office of Student Union, Event and Conference Services you can get your graduation tickets, commencement information, directions, and requests for special needs. You must present your student I.D. card to receive tickets.
Purchase your cap and gown for graduation from Beck's Bookstore booth. Beck's is also offering a special discount for graduating seniors throughout the entire day of the Salute to Graduates event.
Central Valley Portrait Studio
Central Valley Portrait Studio will take commencement portraits at the Salute to Graduates and on Commencement Day. If you choose to have your picture taken, you will be given a cap and gown to wear. Central Valley Studios will mail you a free proof of your portrait and you can then decide whether or not to order pictures. Northeastern Illinois University does not take, collect, store or sell photos for individual graduates.
Dress in business attire and you can also take a PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT to use for online professional profiles, such as LinkedIn.
Receive a FREE PHOTO download*. Choose from any commencement or posed photo. Limit 1. Courtesy of Central Valley Studios, Inc. and the NEIU Alumni Association.
*Must provide photographer with contact information in order to receive free image.
Herff Jones Class Ring & Graduation Announcements
Exclusive to this event: Herff Jones is offering a $50 discount on a class ring purchase. Herff Jones offers a wide variety of class rings available for purchase to graduates, as well as graduation announcements and invitations.