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Congratulations, Graduates!

Graduation is a time for celebration and reflection. It's a huge milestone in your life as you look forward to what the future holds. From your peers at Ivy Tech Community College, we wish you all the best during this exciting time of new beginnings. 

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Graduation Photos

Courtesy of the Ivy Tech Foundation and Alumni Community, find and download your photo of the moment you received your Ivy Tech diploma at the 2023 Commencement Ceremony.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

2023 Ceremony Essential Info

  • Ivy Tech welcomes its December graduates to attend our commencement ceremony and participate in the celebration, however you must apply to graduate in order to participate. To Apply to Graduate, students need to visit MyIvy and click "Apply to Graduate" listed under "Tools & Resources." In order to be listed in the Commencement Program Book, you must apply to graduate by March 16.

  • Ivy Tech’s Commencement is free to attend, and no tickets are required for your guests.

  • Yes. Academic dress is mandatory for graduates, and the college reserves the right to refuse admission to students who do not comply with this requirement.

    If you did not order your cap and gown online by the deadline, a limited number of caps, gowns, and tassels will be available for purchase in the bookstore.

    For assistance, contact the Ivy Tech Terre Haute Bookstore.

    Phone: (812) 298-2217


    Hours: M-Th: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Closed on the Weekend

    Location: 8000 South Education Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802

  • We know your graduation is a significant milestone, and we want you to share your success with those who have helped you achieve it. There's no limit on how many guests you can bring to the ceremony.

  • Graduates must enter through the north doors, located on Eagle Street. Following the ceremony, graduates will also leave via these same doors. Guests will not be permitted to enter or exit Hulman Center through these doors with graduates.

    Guests may enter Hulman Center through the south doors, facing Cherry Street. Please plan a location where you can meet your guests after the ceremony. Guests will not be permitted to enter or exit Hulman Center through the north doors with their graduates.

  • Yes. Students are allowed to decorate their caps. However, they must be appropriate and not display obscene images or writing.

  • Yes, the ceremony will be live streamed via YouTube.

  • The ceremony usually lasts around 2 hours.

  • The Hulman Center is ADA accessible with a ramp, elevator, and designated handicapped seating. For our deaf and hard-of-hearing guests, an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will be at the ceremony to translate.

    If you require additional accommodations, please contact Charity Shanks.

    Jaime Frey

  • Yes, a professional photographer will be present, and photos from the event will be available for free download on this webpage no later than June 1.

  • Following the ceremony, graduates may meet their guests in the Hulman Center Pavilion at the south entrance to take photos with family and friends.

    Looking to avoid the crowd? Bring your family and friends to the beautiful grounds at Ivy Tech's campus before or after Commencement. 

  • The Hulman Center does not allow unauthorized vendors, but small gifts and flowers will be able for sale at the south entrance prior to the event. However, if you're looking to preorder a bouquet for a graduate, a list of local florists can be found here

  • Parking is available at two nearby parking garages located at 701 Cherry St. and 800 Wabash Ave. There is also on-street parking in the surrounding area.

  • No pets or other animals are allowed in the Hulman Center except service animals defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

    Under the ADA, a service animal is defined as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed by the dog must be directly related to the person's disability.

  • Both the Candlewood Suites and Hilton Garden Inn are within walking distance from the venue. For a complete list of nearby amenities, please visit

  • The Hulman Center does not allow outside food or drinks to be brought into the facility. This includes the use of alcohol. Alcohol is strictly prohibited at Ivy Tech's Commencement Ceremony.

  • Masks are optional for the commencement ceremony at the Hulman Center. Guests are not required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results to attend. 

Still have questions?

View this information packet for key ways to prepare for the ceremony.

Please reach out to Charity Shanks with additional questions about graduation, whether about the big day itself or any steps that need to be taken ahead of time.

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