- Reflections on Graduation Day: Madison Dong, President, Student Council
- Reflections on IMSA: Mateusz Cikowski Vice-President, Student Council
- Introduction of Commencement Speaker: Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Ph.D., Chairman Pro Tem, Board of Trustees
- Commencement Address: Beth Purvis, Ph.D., Illinois Secretary of Education
- Presentation of the Class of 2017: Marie Dillon Dahleh, Ph.D., Principal
- Acceptance of the Class of 2017: José M. Torres, Ph.D., President
Dong, Madison '17; Cikowski, Mateusz '17; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula; Purvis, Beth; Torres, José M.; and Dahleh, Marie, "Commencement of the Class of 2017" (2017). Ceremony. 29.