For your safety and the enjoyment of others, the following items are not permitted at Commencement: alcohol, signs, banners, placards, strollers, and umbrellas. Check-in facilities are not available.
No Tickets, No Reserved Seats, Free Parking
Commencement is free and open to the public. There are no tickets and no reserved seats. Parking is free.
Recorded Commencement Broadcasts
Find videos of recent Commencements at broadcast.iu.edu/
Graduates may be planning to attend two events during Commencement weekend: their school’s recognition ceremony and formal Commencement exercises. In many cases, the recognition celebration is on one day and Commencement is on another. Families and friends should take the schedule into account when making travel plans and booking accommodations for IU Bloomington Commencement weekend.