Graduation Ceremony FAQs

  • How many graduation tickets will each student receive?
    Eight (8)

    When will students receive graduation tickets?
    Students will receive their tickets after graduation rehearsal.

    How much are caps & gowns?
    Contact Josten at 815-477-3588; they will provide costs.

    When is cap & gown pick-up and when is graduation?
    The Senior Central Deadlines and Events page provides information about all dates related to graduation each year.

    What time is graduation?
    10:30am - (doors open to public at 9:00am).

    What time do senior students need to arrive at Sears Centre Arena for the graduation ceremony?

    How long will the graduation ceremony last?
    Approximately 2 hours (start to finish).

    Is the Sears Centre Arena air-conditioned?

    Is disabled parking available at Sears Centre Arena?
    Yes, guests with disability placards or license plates, may park in marked spaces.

    Is the Sears Centre Arena wheelchair accessible?
    Yes, accessible seating is located on the Sears Centre Arena arena floor (subject to event and availability) and main concourse level.

    Is seating in the Sears Centre Arena assigned?
    No, seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    What is the address for Sears Centre Arena?
    5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 (847)-649-2222

    Where can I pick-up my diploma? 
    Immediately following the ceremony, students will be directed to the Main Event (across the street from the Sears Centre Arena), 2575 Pratum Avenue, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192