Cap and Gown

(required for participation - all participants - traditional, PACE, MBA)

The easiest way to order your cap and gown is at the Grad Fair in Lindsay Schaub Room, Richards Treat Center, between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on March 1, 2017.  A table will be set up to order cap/gown. If you are not able to attend the Grad Fair or if you have any questions, contact the Registrar's office at 217-424-6217.

Complete Senior Survey and Alumni Questionnaire

These forms are required and must be completed by the time you pick up your cap and gown, and tickets.

Graduating Senior Survey (for traditional and PACE students only)

Please tell us about your educational experiences at Millikin via this 10-minute Graduating Senior Survey. It must be completed in a single session. Be assured that all responses will be kept strictly confidential. Your responses can help us make Millikin a better place for both current and future students. If you think you have already completed this survey, please check the List of Survey Completions (please be aware the list is manually updated). For more information about this survey, please contact the Office of Institutional Research at 420-6661 or

Questionnaire for Alumni Records (all Graduates - including MBA)

All graduates should complete the Questionnaire for Alumni Records. The Questionnaire may be completed at the Graduate Fair.  If you have any questions, email Cindy Landacre at

Pick up of Tickets/Caps and Gowns


Cap, gown, and ticket pick up is Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, May 11, 2017.  Each traditional and PACE student will receive 6 tickets* (ceremony is at Decatur Civic Center, May 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m.), and 8 tickets for MBA (ceremony is at Albert Taylor Theatre, May 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m.).  The cap/gown/ticket distribution days are Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the Lindsay Schaub Room, Richards Treat Center.  You must have your account paid in full (including $75 graduation fee, which is assessed to all graduates - even those who are not participating).  You must have completed the senior survey (traditional and PACE students only), and the alumni questionnaire (traditional, PACE, MBA).  There are other surveys you will be asked to complete for other University departments, but, the surveys we ask be completed before cap and gown pick up days are the Senior Survey (traditional and PACE only), and the Alumni questionnaire (all students - traditional, PACE, MBA).  MBA students will pick up their caps/gowns/8 tickets through the MBA office.  Coordinator Jaclyn Cantwell will distribute them, and you should contact her.

*On May 15, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., if you need extra tickets (please, only if you NEED more tickets), we will be distributing extra tickets on a first come, first serve basis.  Students will line up (2 lines) outside of the Albert Taylor Theatre on the 2nd floor of Shilling Hall.  You will receive two tickets at a time until we run out of tickets.  There is no buying or selling of Millikin University graduation tickets.

Additional Requirements

Complete all requirements for your degree as listed in your catalog.

If you are questioning your eligibility to graduate, contact the Registrar's Office at 217-424-6217.
Settle all accounts with Student Financial Services, including $75 graduation fee. All accounts must be paid by May 1, 2017.

Graduation Rehearsal

Rehearsal for traditional and PACE students is on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Decatur Civic Center.  It is very important for you to attend!