Graduation Ceremonies for SIU are set for this weekend.
SIU Chancellor Rita Cheng says it is a busy time for the 3,600 students set to walk across the stage Saturday.
Here is the schedule of the May 11 commencement ceremonies:
• 9 a.m. -- College of Liberal Arts, College of Science, SIU School of Law, and SIU School of Medicine.
• 1:30 p.m. -- College of Business and College of Education and Human Services.
• 6 p.m. -- College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, College of Engineering, and College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.
Frank Abagnale Jr., a security fraud expert and author of the book and subsequent movie “Catch Me If You Can,” is the keynote speaker.
Festivities are set to begin Friday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the SIU Arena parking lot and will include the Chicago-based cover band Mike and Joe.