Commencement Weekend 2021, May 7-9


Congratulations on your impending graduation! North Central College intends to host multiple in-person commencement ceremonies for the Classes 2021 and 2020, undergraduates and graduate students so long as local and state guidelines allow. 

* The planned schedule of events is tentative and all events are subject to change. Factors including weather and COVID-19 protocols could cause changes in the schedule on very short notice. Thank you for your understanding.

Watch the Live-stream!


This is the official webcast for North Central College’s 2021 Commencement ceremonies, celebrating graduates from the Classes of 2020 and 2021. The webcast will stream each of the four ceremonies live, with streaming beginning 15 minutes prior to each ceremony. Watch the stream here, or directly on our YouTube Channel.

The four ceremonies start at:
10 a.m. Saturday, May 8
3 p.m. Saturday, May 8
10 a.m. Sunday, May 9
3 p.m. Sunday, May 9

Be sure to check this page for information on any weather delays if necessary.

NCC Commencement Logo

2021 North Central College Commencement Program


The program of events for North Central College's 2021 Commencement exercises, celebrating graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at four ceremonies at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium May 8 and 9, 2021.

Commencement Program 2021

Commencement Resources

Ticket Information

Seating Information

Parking Information

student during commencement

Cap & Gown Information

Spanish Translation Services

Flowers for On-site Pickup

#GRADitude 2021

Commemorative Brick

Weekend Schedule

Alumni Resources


Even after graduation, you're still an important part of the North Central family. We welcome you back on campus anytime, especially during Homecoming and other annual alumni events. Once a Cardinal, always a Cardinal. 

alumni and parents