IUPUC Commencement Celebration

Celebrating your achievements

The Commencement Celebration is the campus' annual event to celebrate your success.

2022 IUPUC Commencement Celebration

May 12, 2022   |   @ 11:00 a.m.  |  Location is at IUPUC


Event Date/Time:  Thursday, May 12, at 11:00 a.m.

Location: IUPUC

Livestream: Begins at start of event. Click here to view livestream.

Graduates arrival time:  TBD

Seating of graduates

Commencement Celebration begins: TBD

Length of event: Approximately one and half hours. 

Procession order

Ushers will direct graduates to their division. When you enter the row, please sit in the next available chair. At the beginning of the ceremony, all graduates and faculty will rise and remain standing through the singing of The Star-Spangled Banner.

At the end of the ceremony, please remain at your seat. Ushers will direct all graduates to exit by row.

Is the celebration accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, we are committed to the special needs of our graduates.

Students, family, and friends who are attending the IUPUC Commencement Celebration and are aided by the use of a wheelchair, or require accessibility assistance, should call the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean at 812.348.7226.


Professional photographs will be taken of each degree candidate at the Commencement Celebration.

How do I get my diploma?

Only the IU and Purdue diplomas covers will be presented at the Commencement Celebration and will not contain actual diplomas. Four to six weeks after your final class, you will receive a letter in the mail regarding diploma pickup. Once you have been notified, visit the Office of Registrar Services with a photo ID. If an in-person visit to campus is not feasible, other arrangements can be made.

Learn more about diploma pickup

Do not bring

Alcoholic beverages, fireworks, balloons, silly string and signs are not permitted. Please respect your fellow graduates and refrain from bringing these items.