Steps in the Graduate Graduation Process

  • Starting several months before Commencement Day, all students need to begin the process of applying for graduation, so that required paperwork is completed and they are ready to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

    • Order your cap and gown by March 17 at midnight.
    • Pick it up at the Graduation Fair!
      Due to the concerns regarding the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Graduation Fair scheduled for April 6 and 7 is cancelled. More information to follow.
  • Graduation Checklist
    Please make sure that you check these items before leaving IUP.
    Confirm Your Attendance for Graduation
    How to ensure your name will be called during the ceremony
    How to Apply for Graduation
    Graduate students use a unique set of procedures to apply for graduation. Students must apply for graduation before they can confirm their attendance to attend the University Commencement Ceremony.