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Ivy Tech Community College South Bend-Elkhart Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Live Stream


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Purcell Pavillion, Joyce Center

Notre Dame University

South Bend, IN

Ceremony will start at 6:00 PM


Tickets are not required for this year's ceremony. There is not a limit to the number of guests a graduate can bring.

Distingushed Graduate Applications

Applications to be Ivy Tech's Distingushed Graduate 2022 are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23 Requirements:

  • Complete a certificate, technical certificate or an associate degree program in the fall of 2021, or be on track to complete in spring or summer 2022.
  • Submit an application for graduation

A minimum cumulative (overall) GPA 3.0 at the end of the fall 2021 term. Applications for the Distinguished Graduate can be found here.

Regalia Ordering Information

Regalia for the graduation ceremony can be purchased here Pricing

  • Associate Cap, Gown & Tassel $45.98
  • Souvenir Tassel $5.98

Ordering deadlines

  • Ship to Store: April 1, 2022
  • Ship to Home: May 4, 2022

Clear Bag Policy

Graduates, faculty, staff, and guests will be allowed to bring with them a clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bag that does not exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or a one-gallon plastic bag (such as Ziploc or Hefty bags). The bags may have a logo no larger than 4 inches by 3.4 inches. Bags carrying a properly sized logo of other teams or venues are permitted.


Small clutches – 4½ inches by 6½ inches, or approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap – also can be taken into the facility along with clear bags.

Information packet for graduates

Information packet for guests