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Time to apply to graduate

Congratulations—you’re nearing the finish line! If you’re completing your degree, you must apply to graduate.

A graduate in cap and gown stands up, surrounded by other graduates seated at Carroll Stadium for Commencement ceremony. Attendees are seen out of focus in stands in the background.

Application deadlines

Be sure to submit your graduation application by these priority deadlines for undergraduate students:

  • Spring (May) graduation: October 15
  • Summer (August) graduation: January 15
  • Fall (December) graduation: May 15

Contact your school or department directly if you need to apply after the deadline.

If you’re a graduate or professional school student, contact your program directly for details about deadlines and application procedures.

Each school or department has its own procedures to follow, so contact your school with any questions to make sure you don’t miss a deadline.

Watch for information about Commencement

IU Indianapolis holds a single Commencement ceremony each year in May. Students graduating during the fall, spring, or summer semesters should plan to attend.

Watch for emails from your school or department and from the Office of University Events with information about Commencement activities.

Graduation applications

Undergraduate students should submit a graduation application to each school where a degree is being earned.

IU Indianapolis

Office of the Registrar

Campus Center, Room 250
420 University Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202