Celebrate the Class of 2023!

This year’s Elmhurst University Commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 20, 2023, on the University Mall.

Please check your EU email for commencement updates and information and if you have any questions or concerns, please email

Congratulations Graduates!

We hope you had a wonderful commencement ceremony and were able to celebrate all your amazing accomplishments! Please see below for important post commencement information:

Final Grades

Final grades for 2023 Spring term are due May 24, at 9:00 AM.
Once all final grades have been submitted and posted, our degree evaluator will post your degree conferral.


Diplomas will be available for pick-up beginning Thursday, June 1 through Friday, June 16. Diploma pick-up will be held in The Office of Registration and Records, Goebel Hall, Room 105.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

All diplomas not picked up by Friday, June 16 will begin to be mailed out on Tuesday, June 20, (the office will be closed on June 19, in observance of Juneteenth), to the address we have on record for you.

*Please allow 10 -15 business days for your diploma to arrive via USPS.

Please check your Self-Service account to ensure we have the correct home address for you.

Instructions on how to check & update home address on Self-Service below:

  1. Login to Self-Service account
  2. Select “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.

To order your official transcript, you must place an order online through the Elmhurst University website,, or use the link below.

Official Transcript Ordering Link

Your transcript will not reflect your degree conferral until all grades have been submitted and our degree evaluator has posted degrees.

When placing your transcript order, you can select the option of “Once Degree Has Been Awarded” and your transcript will not be sent out until your degree has officially been posted.


If you have a business hold, you will be unable to pick up and/or have your diploma and/or transcript sent out until your hold has been removed. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Services regarding any holds you may have.

Office of Student Financial Services

Location: Goebel Hall, Room 108
Phone: (630) 617-3015

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

Thank you, and congratulations!

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’ll receive an email from Grad Images with a link to your proofs, along with purchase information.

Highlights from 2023

Relive the joy from this year’s celebration.

Group of graduates from Elmhurst University

Commencement Recap

Under perfectly sunny skies and balmy temperatures, Elmhurst University held its 152nd Commencement exercises.

Graduates throwing their caps in front of the Elmhurst University gates

Event Photos

Check out the University’s photo album from all three ceremonies.

Student receiving their diploma from president Troy VanAken

Livestream Replay

View a replay of all three of the ceremonies on our YouTube channel.

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