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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 immediately until sunset Thursday, Dec. 18, in honor and remembrance of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

Governor Quinn has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset Sunday, Dec. 7, on behalf of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Governor Quinn has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset Monday, Nov. 17, in recognition of the lives that were lost and the devastation that occured as a result of the tornadoes that struck Illinois one year ago.

Governor Quinn has issued a proclamation that the UNITED STATES FLAG and the STATE FLAG should be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset Monday, Nov. 17, in honor and remembrance of Mayor Jane Byrne of Chicago.