Here are some common questions...
Tickets are not required for the Commencement Celebration.
Yes, every student participating in the IUPUC Celebration will be individually recognized as they walk across the stage. This momentous occasion will be captured by our professional photographers.
No, there are no dressing rooms and there is no secure area to leave personal items. Therefore, only bring your academic apparel and leave personal items elsewhere. We cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items.
The IUPUC Commencement Celebration will last approximately one and a half hours.
No, only ceremonial apparel rented from Herff Jones will be allowed. Orders must be placed online with a credit card.
The IU and Purdue diploma covers are presented during the celebration and will not contain the actual diplomas. Your diploma will be mailed to you from the Office of Registrar Services after the completion of your degree audit, and assuming there are no holds on your bursar account.
Alcoholic beverages, fireworks, balloons, silly string, and signs are not permitted. Please respect your fellow graduates and refrain from bringing these items.
Yes, we are committed to the special needs of our graduates.
Students, family, or friends who will be 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.