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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 Quinn has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff beginning at sunrise Sunday, Aug. 17, until sunset Tuesday, Aug. 19, in honor and remembrance of firefighter Nick Whitfield Jr. of the Normal Fire Department, Normal, Ill.