Commencement Events

  • A scene from the Spring 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex Spring Commencement took place Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8, 2021. If you couldn’t be there, this Facebook photo gallery may be the next best thing.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Undergraduate Commencement Morning Ceremony

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Colleges of Education and Communications, Fine Arts, and Humanities and Social Sciences

You can find additional information on the Commencement website.

Celebration Toast (Morning)

Breezedale Alumni Center

The IUP Office of Alumni and Friends and the IUP Alumni Association invite graduates, along with family and friends, to attend a champagne toast on IUP Commencement Day.

Non-alcoholic sparkling cider will be available. IUP graduates will receive an IUP Alumni champagne flute, while supplies last. Registration is required.

Guests will enter one door, will walk through to enjoy one glass of champagne or sparkling cider along with a photo opportunity before exiting another door. Please refer to signage posted outside of Breezedale Alumni Center for directions. Guests and servers will be separated by plexiglass barriers. Beverage refills will not be offered. 

An afternoon Celebration Toast will be offered from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Breezedale Alumni Center will be closed for cleaning from noon to 1:00 p.m.

The Celebration Toast is being planned according to current Centers for Disease Control guidelines with regard to gathering and capacity limits. However, new information about the status of the virus or new guidelines from state officials could cause plans to change. If that were to happen, the Office of Alumni and Friends would notify all registrants as soon as possible.

Undergraduate Commencement Midday Ceremony

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology and Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

You can find additional information on the Commencement website.

Celebration Toast (Afternoon)

Breezedale Alumni Center

The IUP Office of Alumni and Friends and the IUP Alumni Association invite graduates, along with family and friends, to attend a champagne toast on IUP Commencement Day.

Non-alcoholic sparkling cider will be available. IUP graduates will receive an IUP Alumni champagne flute, while supplies last. Registration is required.

Guests will enter one door, will walk through to enjoy one glass of champagne or sparkling cider along with a photo opportunity before exiting another door. Please refer to signage posted outside of Breezedale Alumni Center for directions. Guests and servers will be separated by plexiglass barriers. Beverage refills will not be offered.

A morning Celebration Toast will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Breezedale Alumni Center will be closed for cleaning from noon to 1:00 p.m.

The Celebration Toast is being planned according to current Centers for Disease Control guidelines with regard to gathering and capacity limits. However, new information about the status of the virus or new guidelines from state officials could cause plans to change. If that were to happen, the Office of Alumni and Friends would notify all registrants as soon as possible.

Undergraduate Commencement Afternoon Ceremony

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

College of Health and Human Services

You can find additional information on the Commencement website.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Graduate students apply for graduation through MyIUP. Graduate students are required to apply for graduation by the established deadlines.

More information on how to apply for graduation.

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