Celebrate the Class of 2024!

This year’s Elmhurst University Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024, on the University Mall.

Information regarding the 2024 Commencement ceremony will be sent from to your Elmhurst email after the Spring term has begun. To ensure that you will receive this information and be on our graduation list, please apply for graduation as soon as possible.

How to Apply for Graduation

  1. Log into Self Service via the myElmhurst Portal
  2. Click Academics
  3. Click Graduation Overview
  4. Then click the link to apply and fill out your information

It is crucial that you apply for graduation regardless of whether or not you intend to walk in the ceremony. Applying for graduation ensures that your degree will be posted on time and that you have met all outstanding degree requirements. Please be sure to apply for graduation by April 1, 2024.

Grad Finale

Grad Finale will be held on April 23, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and April 24, 2024 from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. More information on this event to come!

Final Grades

Final grades for the Spring 2024 term are due May 22, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Once all final grades have been submitted and posted, our degree evaluator will post your degree conferral.

Please Check Your Self-Service Account to Ensure We Have the Correct Home Address for You

Instructions on how to check and update your home address on Self-Service are listed below:

  1. Log in to your Self-Service account.
  2. Select the “User Options and Other Links” drop down on the left-hand side and then select “User Profile.”
  3. Once you have selected “User Profile,” you will see the preferred mailing address listed. If correct, no further action is necessary. If incorrect, you can select the “Remove or Edit” option on the right-hand side to update your home address.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Professional Photography and Video

Image Perfect, a professional photography company, will take individual photos of each graduate as they receive their diploma. After Commencement, you will receive an email from Image Perfect with a link to your proofs, along with purchase information.

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