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ALL December 2017 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
  • Receive a free photo download

Salute to Graduates, Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. & Thursday, November 9, 2017
3:00 - 7:00 p.m., Alumni Hall

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 $20.17.

Graduate College
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.

Students can now purchase regalia, rings, personalized graduation announcements, and diploma frames at the Salute to Graduates event or online at Jostens.


GradImages® will be photographing all graduates at the upcoming Salute to Graduates and Commencement ceremony.

Salute to Graduates: Come sit for a cap and gown portrait, or come dressed in business attire and get a professional headshot. Cap and Gowns will be provided. No sitting fee. No sales pitch. No appointment necessary. Proofs will be mailed and emailed after the event.

Commencement: Pre-register here. Enter your email and up to 6 emails of loved ones who would like to share in your accomplishment by viewing and ordering your photos. After commencement, each graduate will also receive a coupon for a free 5x7 print of their choice by email. Proofs will be mailed and emailed after the event.


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