Recognition Events

Spring recognition events

  • College of Arts and Sciences

    Department events within the College will be listed in February 2018 at http://go.iu.edu/COLLevents.
    Contact: Michael Glasgow, 812-855-1646, owenhost@indiana.edu

  • School of Art, Architecture, and Design

    Recognition Ceremony and Reception
    Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Location: Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union
    Time: 4–6 p.m.
    Invitations: Electronic
    Contact: 812-856-7623
    RSVPs: Required
    Attire: Business casual
    Program: Remarks by the dean; introduction of graduates
    Contact information: soadalum@indiana.edu

  • School of Global and International Studies

    Convocation

    Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Location: Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business or semi-formal
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Remarks by the dean and graduates; introduction of graduates
    Contact information: Emily Stern, 812-856-7014, emistern@indiana.edu

  • The Media School

    Commencement Reception

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 5–7 p.m.
    Location: DeVault Alumni Center Outdoor Tent
    Attire: Business casual (and for the weather)
    Invitations: Mail and electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Remarks by the dean; introduction of graduates
    Contact information: Emily Harrison, 812-855-9249, emrharri@indiana.edu

  • Kelley School of Business

    Undergraduate Recognition

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 8:30 p.m.
    Location: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
    Attire: Business professional required
    Invitations: By mail in March
    Tickets: Not Required
    Contact information: Undergraduate Program Office, 812-856-7852, ksbrsvp@indiana.edu 
    Website: gokelley.iu.edu/sr 

    Graduate Accounting Programs (3/2 M.B.A. and M.S.A.)

    Recognition Ceremony and Brunch
    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 8:30 a.m.–12 noon
    Location: Monroe Convention Center
    Attire: Business casual
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: Graduate Accounting Programs, 812-855-7200, acctgrad@indiana.edu

    M.B.A. Recognition

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Location: IU Auditorium (Ceremony); Godfrey Center (Reception)
    Attire: Cap and gown required
    Invitations: Mail
    Program: Speakers, student and faculty awards, and introduction of graduates
    Contact information: Nancy Pell, 812-855-1068, nnovotny@indiana.edu

    M.S.I.S. Recognition Ceremony and Dinner

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 5:30–9 p.m.
    Location: Monroe Convention Center
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: M.S.I.S. Program Office, 812-855-7200, msis@indiana.edu

    Kelley Direct M.B.A. and M.S. Programs Celebration

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 5–6:30 p.m.
    Location: Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Casual
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: Roberta Aubin, 812-855-4231, raubin@indiana.edu

    Kelley Online Programs Recognition Ceremony 

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 7:30–9 p.m.
    Location: IU Auditorium
    Attire: Cap and gown
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Speakers and recognitions
    Contact: Roberta Aubin, 812-855-4231, raubin@indiana.edu , or Edie Hering, 812-856-2480, ehering@indiana.edu

  • School of Education

    Convocation

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 12:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Location: School of Education Atrium
    Attire: Cap and gown
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Requested
    Program: Speakers and recognitions
    Contact information: Janet Fox, 812-856-8500, oteevent@indiana.edu

  • School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

    Graduate Student Recognition Celebration

    Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Time: 10–11 a.m. Recognition of Master’s and Ph.D. Graduates
    11 a.m.–1 p.m. Reception with light appetizers and refreshments
    or
    3-4 p.m. Recognition of Master’s and Ph.D. Graduates
    4-6 p.m. Reception with light appetizers and refreshments
    Location: Solarium and Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business professional required
    Invitations: Graduates will receive an electronic invitation after spring break.
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Introduction of graduates. Seating is limited. Live stream will be available.
    Contact information: soic@indiana.edu , go.iu.edu/SOICevents 

    Undergraduate Student Recognition Celebration

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 10–11 a.m. Recognition of Undergraduates
    11 a.m.–1 p.m. Reception with light appetizers and refreshments
    or
    3-4 p.m. Recognition of Undergraduates
    4-6 p.m. Reception with light appetizers and refreshments
    Location: Solarium and Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business professional required
    Invitations: Graduates will receive an electronic invitation after spring break.
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Introduction of graduates. Seating is limited. Live stream will be available.
    Contact information: soicsrc@indiana.edu, go.iu.edu/SOICevents

  • IU Maurer School of Law

    Reception

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 8–11 p.m.
    Location: Law Library, IU Maurer School of Law
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: Electronic
    Contact information: Office of Student Affairs, 812-855-4809, lawOSA@indiana.edu

    Luncheon

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Location: Monroe Convention Center
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: Electronic
    Tickets: Required; available after 4/1/18
    Contact information: Office of Student Affairs, 812-855-4809 lawOSA@indiana.edu

     Recognition Ceremony

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 3 p.m.
    Location: IU Auditorium
    Attire: Cap and gown
    Invitations: Electronic
    Program: Hooding ceremony
    Contact information: Office of Student Affairs, 812-855-4809, lawOSA@indiana.edu

  • Jacobs School of Music

    Recognition Ceremony and Reception

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 12:30–2 p.m.
    Location: Musical Arts Center
    Attire: Cap and gown optional
    Invitations: Electronic
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: Jennifer Naab, 812-855-2435, jln@indiana.edu 

  • School of Nursing

    Recognition Ceremony and Reception

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
    Location: Tent and Kelley Dining Room, DeVault Alumni Center
    Attire: Cap and gown
    Invitations: Mail and electronic
    RSVPs: Not required
    Program: Various speakers and student recognitions
    Contact information: Millicent Elliott, 812-855-1736, mae2@indiana.edu

  • School of Optometry

    Awards Dinner and Awards Ceremony

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 5:30 p.m.
    Location: Monroe Convention Center
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: Electronic
    Program: Reception and dinner, speakers, and presentation of awards
    Contact information: Cindy Vance, 812-855-0081, csvance@indiana.edu

  • School of Public and Environmental Affairs

    Recognition Ceremonies May 2018

    Friday, May 4, 2017 SPEA Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony and Reception
    7:00 p.m. Ceremony
    8:30 p.m. Reception
    IU Auditorium 

    Saturday, May 5, 2017 SPEA Masters Recognition Ceremony and Reception
    9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Ceremony
    IU Auditorium
    Reception Immediately Following in SPEA Atrium

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 SPEA Ph.D. Recognition Ceremony and Dinner
    5:00 p.m. Ceremony
    7:00 p.m. Dinner
    DeVault Alumni Center

  • School of Public Health

    Recognition Ceremony 

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 12:15 p.m.
    Location: IU Auditorium
    Attire: Cap and gown
    Invitations: Electronic
    Program: Speakers and recognitions
    Contact information: SPH Events, 812-856-2143, sphevents@indiana.edu

  • School of Social Work

    Recognition Ceremony and Reception

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 12:30 p.m.
    Location: Cedar Hall Auditorium
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: Electronic
    Program: Speakers and recognitions
    Contact information: Travis Hughes, 812-855-4427, tramhugh@indiana.edu

Reserve Officer Training Corps

  • Air Force Commissioning Ceremony

    Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Location: President’s Room, University Club, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: By mail in April
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: Jackie Harding, 812-855-4191, harding@iu.edu

  • Army Commissioning Ceremony

    Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: By mail in April
    RSVPs: Not required
    Contact information: Tonya Trueblood, 812-855-1078, ttrueblo@indiana.edu 

  • Army Reception

    Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Solarium, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business
    Invitations: By mail in April
    RSVPs: Required
    Contact information: Tonya Trueblood, 812-855-1078, ttrueblo@indiana.edu

Other special events 

  • Baccalaureate Celebration

    Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Location: Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union
    Program: A spiritual observation in celebration of achievement, accomplishment, and aspiration. Prayers reflecting the world’s major faith traditions, music, and guest speakers; open to all grads, families, and the public.
    Contact information: Rebecca Keith, 812-855-1713, rekeith@iu.edu

  • Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs

    Planning is ongoing for recognition of graduating students served by programs and units under the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. 
    Contact these centers directly for their events information: 

    Asian Culture Center

    812-856-5361
    acc@indiana.edu 

     First Nations Educational and Cultural Center

    812-855-4814
    fnecc@indiana.edu 

    LGBTQ+ Culture Center

    812-855-4252
    glbtserv@indiana.edu 

    La Casa/Latino Cultural Center

    812-855-0174
    lacasa@indiana.edu 

    Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

    812-855-9271
    nmgrad@indiana.edu 

  • International Student Reception

    Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Time: 1:30-3 p.m.
    Location: President’s Room, University Club, Indiana Memorial Union
    Attire: Business 
    Invitations: Electronic
    Contact information: Fred Perry, 812-856-7108, fperry@indiana.edu

  • Student-Athlete Recognition Celebration

    Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Henke Hall of Champions, Memorial Stadium
    Attire: Business
    RSVPs: Required
    Program: Various speakers and pinning ceremony
    Contact information: Lisa Winters, 812-856-4181, lfranz@indiana.edu