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Campus Flag Status

The U.S. flag is flown at half-staff on Memorial Day (until noon) and at the direction of the United States president or a state's governor as a mark of respect to the memory of principal government figures.

Illinois Governor Quinn has issued a proclamation that all state facilities fly the United States flag and the State flag at half-staff during the funeral days of Illinois' fallen.

Recent Proclamations

Governor Rauner has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

Governor Rauner has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on the day of her internment in honor and remembrance of U.S. Marines Cpl. Sara Medina of Aurora.

Governor Rauner has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset Friday, May 15, in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day.