Commencement Day

Commencement ceremonies

Three Purdue graduate students stand conversing with each other; one male has his arm around another in a hug

Graduate Commencement

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI campus
1001 W. New York St.

Three female undergraduate students smile at each other as their take their seats for Commencement

Undergraduate Commencement

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI campus 
1001 W. New York St.


News to come

This year’s commencement speakers will be announced here soon! Check back 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!

For questions or to replace missing labels, please contact Patrick Cavazos with Herff Jones at

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.