Commencement

Graduation

We’re excited to celebrate your accomplishment in person!

Our commencement ceremonies will once again be held in person and we can’t wait to see you there. Invite your family and friends to help celebrate. All ceremonies will be held in the Building J Events Center on the ECC Spartan Drive Campus at 1700 Spartan Drive in Elgin.

Graduation Ceremonies


  • High School Equivalency – Friday, May 20, 2022, at 7 p.m.
  • University Transfer Degrees – Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 10 a.m.
  • Career Technical Programs – Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 2 p.m.

Countdown to Commencement Weekend

Spring 2022 commencement weekend will kick off beginning Friday, May 20.

You’ll be able to watch the ceremonies on YouTube.

Commencement Programs

HSE Commencement

CTE/UT Commencement

Enjoy Your Alumni Benefits

You and your fellow graduates are the newest members of a proud community of ECC alumni. Stay connected. Learn more and register for free with Alumni Relations.

Graduate Speakers

Michael Lopresti

Michael Lopresti

Elgin Community College graduate Michael LoPresti shares his advice for current and prospective students while sharing how his experience helped him grow while attending ECC.

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Bailee Winchell

Bailee Winchell

Elgin Community College graduate Bailee Winchell shares her advice for current and prospective students while sharing how her experience helped her grow while attending ECC.

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Commencement Videos

Career Technical Programs Commencement

Career Technical Programs Commencement

A recording of the Career Technical Programs Fall 2021 virtual graduation will be made available starting Saturday, December 18, at 10 a.m.

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University Transfer Commencement

University Transfer Commencement

A recording of the University Transfer Fall 2021 virtual graduation will be made available starting Saturday, December 18, at 2 p.m.

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