Watch a recording of the Summer 2022 Commencement ceremony.

Summer Commencement will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, in Worthen Arena. Tickets will not be required, so graduates are welcome to invite as many guests as they would like. Summer Commencement will be livestreamed on this website on the day of the event. More details about the ceremony have been emailed to those who registered to attend.

Here is some important information to keep in mind

  • Doors will open for graduates and guests at 9:00 a.m., one hour prior to the ceremony start time.
  • Graduates should enter at Lower Level Gate One of Worthen Arena. It is important that graduates arrive on time and are seated on the floor by 9:45 a.m. When graduates arrive at Worthen Arena, there will be signage and staff to direct them to the correct area.
  • Guests should enter through Upper Level Gate One of Worthen Arena. If any of your guests need accessibility accommodations, they should enter through Lower Level Gate One, and the arena staff can direct them to the elevator and appropriate seating areas.
  • The ceremony is estimated to last 90 minutes to two hours.

All Summer 2022 graduates must complete the following three steps:

Step 1: Apply to Graduate

Complete the official graduation application by the appropriate deadline. The deadlines to apply for graduation were:

  • Wednesday, May 25 (graduate students)
  • Monday, June 27 (undergraduate students)

If you are a graduate student who missed the application deadline, please contact the Graduate School at 765-285-1291. If you are an undergraduate student who missed the application deadline, please contact Upper Division Advising at 765-285-5490.

Apply to Graduate

Step 2: Register for Commencement

Complete the Commencement registration form to let us know your plan to attend Commencement. The deadline to submit this form is Monday, June 27.

Register for Commencement

Step 3: Order Your Cap and Gown

Order your cap and gown online. You will be given two shipping options. 

  • Ship to Home (additional shipping and handling fee): ordering deadline—Monday, June 27
  • Ship to Bookstore (pick-up beginning July 19): ordering deadline— Wednesday, June 15