A male graduate smiles in the crowd during Commencement
A female graduate smiles during her doctoral hooding
A male graduate smiles between his parents at the Commencement ceremony, holding a diploma

com·mence·ment noun 1. a beginning or start.

“IUPUI’s Commencement ceremonies are nothing like anything you’ve ever experienced before. The campus has such an authentic way of making you feel so celebrated and held in the highest regard... Each moment is so perfectly curated just for you and your fellow graduates.”

—Ali Emswiller, 2018 undergraduate (B.S. Sports Management), 2021 graduate (M.P.A. Nonprofit Management)

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