December Commencement for Undergraduate Students

  • Commencement:
    Saturday, December 17

    • 1:00 p.m., Kovalchick Complex
    • Graduating students must report to the Kovalchick Complex lobby by 12:00 p.m.

    Graduating Students: RSVP Required for Commencement

    • Sign into MyIUP using your IUP network account.
    • Click the “Home” link.
    • In the “Graduation Preparation” section, click “RSVP for commencement ceremony.” (You'll see this option only if you've applied for the current semester graduation.)

    Salute to Grads

    • November 1, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    • Co-op Store
    • Purchase your cap and gown, order graduation announcements, and more at this event.

  • You are required to report to the Kovalchick Complex lobby by 12:00 p.m. to be directed to your appropriate line-up location.

    Tickets are not needed for this event.

    Immediately after the ceremony, President Michael Driscoll will host a reception honoring all graduates, families, and guests in the main lobby of Kovalchick Complex.

    A professional photographer will be on hand to distribute information about purchasing photographs.

    Degree and Diploma Information

    If you have questions about whether you have met all degree requirements, please contact your college associate dean’s office immediately. Degrees are awarded by your associate dean, and diplomas will be mailed four to six weeks after grades are posted.

    Commencement StudentGraduation Regalia

    Caps, gowns, and announcements will be available at the Salute to Grads event on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, or during regular business hours at the Co-op.

    For questions regarding regalia, phone the Co-Op Store at 800-537-7916 or 724-357-3145.

    Guests With Special Needs

    Kovalchick Complex has accommodations for handicapped parking and special needs seating. There is ADA-compliant seating for guests with special needs, along with elevator access. The ushers will direct your guest to the concourse level where this seating is available.