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Government & Community Relations

Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016 is on Sunday, June 5, at 10 a.m. on the South Lawn of Old Main.

United States Senator Richard Durbin will deliver the Commencement address. Durbin will be one of three honorary degree recipients at Commencement, along with Brenda J. Child, a leading scholar on American Indian history, and Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters, a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning up and preserving our nation's rivers. Learn more about the Honorary Degree recipients.

If you can't make it to campus on Sunday or know others who can't make it to the ceremony, Knox will broadcast the event LIVE at 10 a.m. on the Knox College YouTube channel.

For more information about Commencement, including a complete schedule, where to park, and what to do if the ceremony is moved indoors due to inclement weather, visit

On Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook? Be sure to share your Knox Commencement photos and experiences using #knoxgrad.

Congratulations, Knox College Class of 2016!

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