Cap and Gown

(required for participation - all participants - undergraduate and MBA)

The easiest way to order your cap and gown is at the Grad Fair,  2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in University Commons 304 on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.  A table will be set up to order cap/gowns. 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. ONLINE ORDERING (HERFFJONES.COM) ENDS ON FRIDAY, March 27, 2020.

Millikin Graduating Student Survey

These online survey is required and must be completed by the time you pick up your cap and gown, and tickets on May 6, 7, 2020 in University Commons Ballroom A/B (MBA students by April 23, 2020 at the MBA Reception).  MBA students will also receive their ten (10) tickets at the Reception.

Graduating Senior Survey (for Undergraduates 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. For more information about this survey, please contact the Office of Institutional Research at 420-6661 or

Questionnaire for Alumni Records (ALL Graduates)

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

Alumni and Development Office Update for all Alumni

Millikin Email Account

Millikin email accounts, along with myMillikin access, will remain active for one year after enrollment at the University has ceased. If you decide to re-enroll or continue your education at Millikin, your email will be re-activated. Please begin to transition to a new email account over the next year by taking the following action:

  • Back up important emails, files and contacts.
  • Update external sites in which your account is used as a log in/username/recovery email.
  • Provide Millikin a new, preferred email address at

Pick up of Tickets/Caps and Gowns


Cap, gown, and ticket pick up will be Wednesday, May 6, and Thursday, May 7, 2020, from 10:00-4:00 p.m. each day in University Commons Banquet Rooms A/B.  Once we check that your $75 graduation fee and Millikin account is paid in full (the $75 graduation fee is assessed to all students regardless of whether you participate in the ceremonies), and that your survey is completed, you will receive your seven (7) tickets and cap/gown.  Please try on your cap/gown before you leave University Commons! Make sure you have the correct color of tassel as well! Your graduation fee of $75 and Millikin account must be paid in full by May 1, 2020. The online Millikin Questionnaire (undergraduate and MBA) must be completed before you pick up your cap/gown/tickets.  Additional tickets for undergraduate students will be on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.  Please line up in two lines by the 2nd floor elevators of Shilling Hall (by AT Theatre).  You will receive two tickets at a time until the extra tickets are distributed.  

FOR MBA STUDENTS:  Caps/Gowns and 10 tickets will be distributed at the MBA Reception on April 23, 2020.  See Jaclyn Cantwell, MBA Assistant Director, for more information.

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 by May 1, 2020.

Graduation Rehearsal

Rehearsal for all undergraduate students is Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00-12:30 p.m. at the Decatur Civic Center.   IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOU ATTEND THIS REHEARSAL.