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Bloomington Commencement Feature

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The May 2017 Graduate Commencement Handbook is available for download.

Hooding of Doctoral Candidates at Graduate Commencement in May

Doctoral candidates who are being hooded are responsible for arranging with their faculty mentors to meet them at Gladstein Fieldhouse, 1001 E. 17th Street, directly east of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall (where Commencement takes place) for robing and lineup. Both students and their faculty mentors are instructed to arrive for robing and lineup by 1 p.m.. on Friday, May 5.

All About the Ceremonies

Spring 2017 Grad Ceremony

Participating Schools and Degrees Being Conferred

The following schools at Indiana University Bloomington have graduate programs, and all EXCEPT the Michael Maurer School of Law participate in the Graduate Commencement:

College of Arts and Sciences
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
School of Education
School of Global and International Studies

School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University Michael Maurer School of Law
The Media School
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
School of Optometry
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
School of Public Health

These postbaccalaureate degrees are conferred at IU Bloomington:

  • Master's Degrees
  • Performer Diplomas
  • Artist Diplomas
  • Specialist in Education Degrees
  • Specialist in Library Science Degrees
  • Ph.D.'s
  • Doctors of:
    • Audiology
    • Education
    • Jurisprudence and Juridical Science (at a separate ceremony held by the IU Michael Maurer School of Law)
    • Music
    • Music Education
    • Optometry

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