In Celebration of our students' achievements, the School of Information Studies invites Spring students/graduates and their families to the Spring 2013 Recognition Ceremony. All eligible graduates and spring semester scholarship recipients are invited! We will be honoring our graduates, scholarship recipients and our Beta Phi Mu members.
Please visit HERE
to find out more
about Beta Phi Mu
Second Floor Ballroom - Hyatt
Saturday, May 18th 2013
1:00pm – 3:00pm
There will be a luncheon for all of our guests
Business casual dress
If you are still interested in registering for this event please contact Laura Meyer as soon as possible at (414) 229-5409. Thank you.
General Questions about the event can be emailed to:
(Agenda coming soon)
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 W. Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
HERE for special Hyatt Room Rates
For other recommended hotels in the area please visit:Visit Milwaukee Accommodations
Travel Reimbursement for Students (over 50 miles away)
- 2 nights lodging: Maximum $80 per night
- Airfare: Maximum $500 domestic/$1000 international (Limit of ONE airline ticket)
To take advantage of this offer, you must be a SOIS student attending the Spring 2013 Recognition Ceremony. You must let us know that you are asking for reimbursement by April 30th 2013. All forms and receipts must be postmarked or scanned and emailed by June 10th 2013.
If you are asking for reimbursement here is your TO DO LIST:Submit the following before the date of the ceremony (May 18th 2013):
- Travel Request Approval Form
- W9 Form
- Driver Authorization Form (Only required if driving from over 50 miles away)
- If you are from out of state, you will also need your driving record from the state you reside in.
Submit the following after the ceremony, postmarked by June 10th 2013:
- Travel Expense Report
- All receipts for the hotel stay and airfare
From the South:
Take 94 West / 43 North towards downtown Milwaukee, In downtown, follow the center land marked 43 - North/Green Bay. Follow 43 - North to the McKinley / Fond Du Lac Avenue. Go east on McKinley to 6th St. Turn right on 6th St. Go 4 blocks to Kilbourn Avenue. Turn left on Kilbourn. The Hyatt will be on your right at 4th and Kilbourn.
From the North:
Take 43 - South into Milwaukee. Exit at McKinley / Fond Du Lac Avenue. Take McKinley east to 6th St. Turn right on 6th St. Follow 6th St. to Kilbourn Avenue. Turn left on Kilbourn. The Hyatt will be on your right at 4th and Kilbourn.
From the West:
Take 94 East into downtown Milwaukee. In downtown, take the exit ramp for 43 North. From 43 - North exit at McKinley / Fond Du Lac Avenue. Take McKinley east to 6th St. Turn right on 6th St. Follow 6th St. to Kilbourn Avenue. Turn left on Kilbourn. The Hyatt will be on your right at 4th and Kilbourn.
For more details on driving please visit the Hyatt Travel Page
Parking is available for $10 across from the Hyatt or metered street parking is available
Graduation is quickly approaching...Are you ready?
When: Sunday, May 19, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.
For all Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral Candidates from the following schools/colleges: (each ceremony is approximately 2 hours long)
- School of Architecture and Urban Planning
- School of Freshwater Sciences
- School of Information Studies
- College of Letters and Science
- Peck School of the Arts
- Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health
Where:U.S. Cellular Arena
400 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Please visit HERE for more details about commencement