IUPUI Commencement is the university’s official, campuswide Commencement ceremony. It will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, May 11.
Tickets are not required for IUPUI Commencement or for any of the school recognition events.
We are committed to making Commencement accessible to graduates and guests with disabilities. Graduates and guests who require wheelchair seating, closed captioning, or other ADA accommodations should contact the Commencement Hotline at 317-278-1700.
On the day of the ceremony
8 a.m. Students should arrive at Lucas Oil Stadium at the entrance on the northeast side of the building, at the corner of South Street and Capitol Avenue. This is the entertainment entrance, nearest the Colts Pro Shop.
8 a.m. All entrances on the north, west, and south sides of Lucas Oil Stadium will be open to families, friends, and the general public.
9 a.m. Student procession and diploma cover presentation begins. Please eat breakfast before you arrive at Lucas Oil Stadium.
10 a.m. IUPUI Commencement begins. It will last approximately two hours. Concession stands will be open in both Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indiana Convention Center.
One hour after IUPUI Commencement ends. Most school recognition events will take place after IUPUI Commencement. School events differ in program length, but the average is approximately one hour.
Faculty marshals will lead graduates in the IUPUI Commencement procession and direct them to seating. When you enter the row, please sit in the next available chair. At the beginning of IUPUI Commencement, all graduates and faculty will rise and remain standing through the singing of The Star-Spangled Banner.
At the end of IUPUI Commencement, please remain at your seat. Faculty marshals will direct all graduates to exit by row. Ushers then will lead graduates to the Indiana Convention Center, where school recognition events will be held.