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Commencement Slide

Dibs Slide

DePaul's 2021 online commencement ceremonies will take place on May 22 for the College of Law and June 12 for all other colleges.

During the ceremony, each graduate will be recognized with an official slide with their name, degree, major and honors.

For those who want to personalize their slide even further, graduates can submit a photo and personal message. Following the ceremonies, the slides can be downloaded to share on social media.

To create your slide:

  • Login and create a password on the Marching Order site. Each graduate who has applied for degree conferral received an email to their DePaul email address to create their account. Don't forget to check your spam folder for an email from
  • Once on the Marching Order website, it will walk you through the submission process. Submit your information to personalize your slide by the due dates listed below.
  • You may return to the DePaul Marching Order site at any time to update your slide. You may continue to update your slide until the site closes.


  • April 19: Record how your name should be pronounced for your slide's voiceover
  • April 27: Upload a photo and short message that will appear on your slide
    • Messages can be a maximum of 150 characters, and should be messages of gratitude, inspiration and celebration
    • Photos must be .jpg or .png, and no larger than 5MB