Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony?
The Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony is the only American Indian/Native American Ceremony held on campus. All graduating American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island students are welcome to participate in this memorable ceremony.
The deadline to apply to the 2022 Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony is April 15, 2022.
Where and when is the Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony held?
The ceremony takes place every year during commencement weekend at the end of Spring semester. This year the ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the Illini Union, Illini Rooms A, B, C. Follow our event page for updates!
If you plan on particpating in the Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony, please complete this form: https://go.illinois.edu/nah_congratulatory
- If you have any questions, please contact Native American House or (217) 265-0632.
- Academic attire and/or traditional regalia are encouraged.
- Additional University of Illinois Commencement Information.
- The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce operates a hotel/motel clearinghouse at (800) 554-7270 that may be able to assist with accommodations.
Native American House Congratulatory Ceremony Committee
Not graduating but still want to contribute? Become part of the NAH Congratulatory Ceremony committee. Contact Native American House.