Countdown to Commencement
Stop by Fireside A&B, University Grill, between 11 am and 4 pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 to pickup information about Commencement. At Countdown to Commencement you can:
Enter to win a free cap and gown for the ceremony
Order your cap and gown if you haven't already
Purchase graduation announcements and keepsakes
Have your portrait taken in your cap and gown
Learn how join IU Proud
Connect with IU South Bend graduate programs
Show your pride in your achievement by decorating your graduation cap. The Office of Career Services is hosting this event; they’ll have the supplies, you bring the creativity.
Complete the form with your full name and IU email address and let us know what supplies you would like to have available. Reserve your seat during the two-hour session that works best for you by clicking the BOOK button.
Wednesday, May 4th
9–11 am | Noon–2 pm | 3–5 pm | 6–8 pm
Safety precautions will be enforced, social distancing and masks required!
Celebrate your achievements at IU South Bend at the Graduate Cookout Open House on Friday, May 6 from 4:30-7 pm. Bring your family for a delicious cookout dinner, to meet your faculty and staff, take photos on campus, and participate in the Titan Toast at 6 pm!
With Commencement taking place off campus, we want to provide you, our graduating Titans and your families, with the opportunity to celebrate your achievements on your campus.
Commencement will take place on Tuesday, May 10 in the Joyce Center, University of Notre Dame. Venue doors will open to guests at 5 pm. Currently there are no limits to the number of guests each graduate may have attend the ceremony. Admission is free and seating is general admission.
The procession begins at 6 pm with the ceremony starting at 6:30 pm. There are no tickets and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The ceremony lasts about two hours and includes conferral of all degrees, a student speaker, and induction into the IU Alumni Association. Individual graduates’ names are read as they cross the stage and are congratulated by school Deans and the Chancellor.
For graduating students, your cap and gown order serves as your registration for Commencement. Order your Cap and Gown by April 15 to receive the best price.Commencement Instructions
- The ceremony will be open captioned on video screens.
- Special Needs seating is limited to the Joyce Center's designated areas. Space is limited and there is no reserved seating.
- Please contact the Alumni Office to discuss any special needs concerns you have. 574-520-4381 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Just graduating and looking for new career opportunities? Job Team is a free program for recent graduates of any major to help develop professional job search skills and provide opportunities to network with local employers.
Job Team will feature a variety of topics from what employers are looking for, to tips for your resume and LinkedIn profile, to interview preparation. Additionally, participants will be able to have their professional portraits taken and their resumes reviewed.
This program is offered through the offices of Career Services, Alumni Relations, and Career Planning at the Leighton School of Business.