Get Ready

Everything you need to prepare

Get excited for your big moment as you prepare for Commencement. It’s your moment to be recognized for all you’ve accomplished at IU, and we’re here to help you do it.

Everything you need for your big day is right here. From making sure you’re eligible to graduate to requesting accommodations for your guests, find everything you need to prepare for Commencement. Be sure to complete these tasks early so you don't miss any deadlines.

Am I eligible for honor cords?

Find out if you are eligible for honor cords by checking with the school you majored in.

A young woman with shoulder-length straight hair and terracotta lipstick smiles up at the camera against a background of vibrant greenery.

I enjoyed seeing people from all walks of my IU experience—my sorority sisters, my professors, my friends, random classmates from freshman year—all in one place. It reminded me just how large our university is, and how lucky I was to be a part of that.

Maggie Hopkins, Class of 2019