Joliet Junior College will present degrees and certificates to nearly 600 students at its 103rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 17. The event begins at 6 p.m. inside the Event Center at Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road.
JJC President Dr. Judy Mitchell will preside over the event and deliver the welcome address. Selections will be provided by the JJC Music Department. Graduates and guests will hear from Thomas Gonzalez, the student commencement speaker, and faculty speaker Teresa Carrillo. JJC will announce various student awards and scholarships at commencement. This year’s recipient of the Student Service Recognition Award is Danielle Massey.
Commencement begins at 6 p.m. on May 17, with doors opening two hours prior. Graduates must arrive no later than 4:45 p.m. Visit the graduation page for more information on the ceremony and tickets.
If weather permits, a photo booth will be available for graduates and their guests prior to the ceremony.
For those unable to attend or who do not have tickets, the college will live stream the ceremony through a direct link on the JJC homepage, which will be available the day of the ceremony.