Commencement Day

Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2025 Commencement

Date: TBA
Processional Time: TBA
Ceremony Time: TBA
Location: TBA

What to Expect

Three female graduates smile at the camera during the undergraduate ceremony

You are invited to participate in the 2025 Spring Commencement if you complete degree requirements between fall term 2024 and summer term 2025.

There is one ceremony for all graduate and undergraduate degree recipients.

There is no winter or summer Commencement ceremony.


Professional photographs will be taken of each degree candidate at IU Indianapolis Commencement.

You’ll receive detailed instructions and an identification card in the robing area. Search for your photos online after Commencement.

Diplomas and Diploma Frames

Diploma covers are only presented to those graduates who participate in IU Indianapolis Commencement in May. Each school has its own method for distributing diplomas. Contact your school if you have any questions about receiving yours.

You can order frames online.

Don’t Forget to Return Your Apparel

After the ceremony, you must return your graduation apparel to Herff Jones using the prepaid label provided. You can also reuse the shipping box. Failure to return apparel may result in a fine!


Do Not Bring

Alcoholic beverages, fireworks, balloons, and signs are not allowed at Commencement. Please respect your fellow graduates and refrain from bringing these items.

Event organizers and venues will not be responsible for lost items.