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2021 Commencement Update

The time has come to reserve your ticket for Commencement. In accordance with its COVID-19 protocols, Indiana University is planning in-person May Commencement ceremonies at all of its campuses for graduates only. More details for attending Commencement will be shared soon. Family and friends may join the celebration virtually at

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Indiana University is planning in-person, outdoor May Commencement ceremonies at all of its campuses for both 2020 and 2021 undergraduate and graduate students, in accordance with its COVID-19 policies. In-person attendance at the ceremonies will be limited to graduates only. Those who cannot attend the live event and family and friends are invited to attend Commencement virtually. In addition to spring 2021 graduates, you’re cordially invited to participate in the 2021 occasion if you earned your degree the fall term of 2019 or on any date in 2020.

Each campus ceremony is being planned in consultation with county health departments and IU's Medical Response Team, which has led the university's comprehensive public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year.

For more information on Indiana University’s response to the coronavirus, visit

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