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Graduation Info

2023 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
Indiana University Auditorium
1211 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN

Students who plan to complete the requirements of their degree at the end of Fall 2022, Spring 2023, or Summer 2023 semesters may participate. There is no summer Commencement Ceremony.

Important steps to participate in Commencement

  • Students must apply to graduate by Friday, April 21 in order to receive their RSVP link for Commencement. To apply for graduation, visit MyIvy and search Apply to Graduate.
  • RSVP to attend Commencement by Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Students who have a completed graduation application on file will receive the RSVP link via email.

Graduation Details

  • Students participating in the Commencement Ceremony are required to wear a black cap and gown (also called regalia). Orders can be placed for pick-up in the bookstore or to be shipped to your home address.
    Cost: $45.98 Includes Cap, Gown, and Tassel

    Order by March 26 for in-store pick up
    Order by April 21 for shipping orders (delivery to home address)

    • Graduates will arrive at IU Auditorium for check-in prior to the ceremony start. Check back in spring for a confirmed time.
    • Family & Friends can begin seating at 5 p.m.
    • Graduates line up at 5:30 p.m.
    • Processional at 6 p.m. This includes platform party, faculty, staff, and graduates.
    • Following the processional, the program will begin, including Chancellor and student speaker remarks, honorary degree recipients, and graduate recognition.
    • Recessional at 7:30 p.m. with a dessert reception following the ceremony.
  • IU Auditorium has extremely limited parking availability. Information for VIPs, special guests, and those with government-issued accessibility parking tags will be provided closer to the date of the ceremony.

    Please check back in spring for details regarding free and paid parking options, shuttle service, and parking maps.

  • View the 2022 Electronic Commencement Program

    A online QR Code will be provided for the 2023 Commencement Ceremony Program. 

    Note: students must have a completed graduation application on file to be awarded their credentials, receive a Commencement RSVP link, and appear in the Commencement program.

  • Please check back for plans in spring.

Questions About Graduation?

Contact the Bloomington Registrar if you have questions about your graduation application, diploma, or anything related to the completion of your associate degree or certificate.

Bloomington Registrar

After business hours, you may be able to receive assistance via live chat or by calling 1-888-IVY-LINE.

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