Commencement for Master’s and Doctoral Students

  • Recognizing the need to stay safe and the uncertain status of the coronavirus pandemic, we are postponing May commencement, including all university-wide, college, and departmental ceremonies, and will offer graduates the chance to participate in an on-campus commencement during the fall 2020 semester. Read more about the decision to postpone commencement.

    For details about academics and other decisions in this unusual time, please visit our page about the coronavirus.

  • POSTPONED - Graduate Commencement

    May 8, 2020
    7:00 p.m.

    Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

    Graduating Students: 6:00 p.m. deadline to report to the KCAC

  • Graduating Students: Confirm your attendance for the Commencement Ceremony

    (You’ll be able to register only if you’ve applied for the current semester graduation.)

    Any students who confirm their attendance after April 28, 2020, may not see their name appear in the ceremony program, as final drafts will be sent to print on this date. It is strongly advised that you confirm your attendance before April 28 to ensure your name appears in the program.

  • Steps in the Graduation Process
    Instructions that will help you make sure you’ve done everything to prepare for graduate commencement.
    Graduation Checklist
    Checklist for graduation of graduate students
    Day-of Instructions
    Instructions for the day of the graduate commencement ceremony
  • A community communication event has been set up for spring commencement to provide students, families, and guests with general reminders, inclement weather advisories, parking updates, or emergency information. To opt in to this system, please text IUPMAYGRAD20 to 888-777.