Commencement Day

Commencement Ceremony

Three graduates singing during the graduate ceremony

IUPUI Spring 2024 Commencement

Thursday, May 9, 2024
7:00 p.m.    Processional
7:45 p.m.    Ceremony Time
Michael A. Carroll Stadium
1001 W New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

What to Expect

Three female graduates smile at the camera during the undergraduate ceremony

You are invited to participate in the 2024 Spring Commencement if you complete degree requirements between fall term 2023 and summer term 2024.

There is one ceremony for all graduate and undergraduate degree recipients.

There is no winter or summer Commencement ceremony.

News to come

This year’s Commencement speakers will be announced in Spring 2024! Check back then for details.


Professional photographs will be taken of each degree candidate at IUPUI Commencement.

You’ll receive detailed instructions and an identification card in the robing area. Search for your photos online after Commencement.

Diplomas and diploma frames

Diploma covers are only presented to those graduates who participate in IUPUI Commencement in May. Each school has its own method for distributing diplomas. Contact your school if you have any questions about receiving yours.

You can order frames online.

Don’t forget to return your apparel

After the ceremony, you must return your graduation apparel to Herff Jones using the prepaid label provided. You can also reuse the shipping box. Failure to return apparel may result in a fine!

Do not bring

Alcoholic beverages, fireworks, balloons, and signs are not allowed at Commencement. Please respect your fellow graduates and refrain from bringing these items.

Event organizers and venues will not be responsible for lost items.