2023 | 44th Annual Latinx Congratulatory

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Join us as we celebrate the 44th annual Latinx Congratulatory!

We will be having an in-person ceremony to celebrate our graduates. If you plan to attend the ceremony, please complete the Registration Form in its entirety and submit your payment. Registration is open to the first 500 2023 graduates who complete registration and payment of $85. Your spot is not secured without payment. All participants must attend the dress rehearsal on May 11th. Registration closes at 500 fully registered participants OR April 1st, 2023, whichever is sooner. If you have any questions, contact La Casa at lacasa@Illinois.edu. 
If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodation(s), please fill out the accommodation request form by April 24, 2023. Some accommodation requests (such as American Sign Language Interpreters) received after (5/1/2023) will be given due diligence to be filled but may not be guaranteed.


Latinx Congratulatory Graduate Group Photo

Date: Monday, May 1, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM CST
Location: Krannert Center for Performing Arts Steps (500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801)
Please be prepared to arrive on time and photo ready in regalia!!



Date: Thursday, May 11, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM CST
Location: State Farm Center (1800 S. First St., Champaign, Illinois 61820)
Graduates must enter on the East Side of the Building: side that faces Fourth Street


Latinx Congratulatory

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM CST
Doors Open: 6:00 PM CST
Grads Line Up: 5:45 PM CST
Location: State Farm Center (1800 S. First St., Champaign, Illinois 61820)
Graduates must enter on the East Side of the Building: side that faces Fourth Street

Registration for the 2023 Latinx Congratulatory has now closed

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Important Information

Accessibility Entrances at the State Farm Center:

There is accessible parking located in all four of the lots. All of the entrances are accessible.
The circle drives located on both the west and east side of the building are available for drop-off and pick-up. Once you, or your party arrives, you just need to notify somebody from the security or event staff, and they will get in contact with the EMS team.  
There are a limited number of wheelchairs on site. They cannot be loaned for the duration of the event, but the staff can assist in getting guests from the entrances to an accessible seat and then back to the exit after the event is over.  

Clear Bag Policy:

People attending events at State Farm Center will be permitted to carry one clear plastic or vinyl bag that does not exceed 12”x6”x12”, or one clear drawstring bag not to exceed 12”x12”, or one, one-gallon clear plastic or zip-lock bag. A small clutch no larger than 4.5” x 7” may also be carried in addition to one clear bag. Diaper bags (with child) and bags approved for medical needs will be permitted after search by security personnel. Please refer to SFC's website for more information about their bag policy.


Your cap & gown are NOT included in the Latinx Congratulatory fee. Click here for more information on how to order your commencement regalia. Your cap and gown are ordered through Herff Jones Cap & Gown Company and require an additional payment. 


Tickets are not required and there is no limit to the number of guests per graduating student. Seating is first come, first serve.

Packet Pickup:

Packet pickup will take place between April 26-May 5th between 1:00-4:30 pm CST


Live Stream

Archived recordings of past ceremonies:

43rd Annual (2022) Ceremony

41st Annual (2020) Virtual Ceremony

40th Annual (2019) Ceremony 

40th Annual Ceremony Photo Album (for ordering prints)

39th Annual (2018) Ceremony