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Bloomington Commencement Feature

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The May 2016 Graduate Commencement Handbook and May 2016 Graduate Commencement Seating Map are available for download.

Graduate Handbook

Seating Map

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The May 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Handbook, May 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Seating Map, and May 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Traffic Guide are available for download.

Undergraduate Handbook

Undergraduate Seating Map

Traffic Guide


Welcome to Indiana University Bloomington's Commencement website. IU Bloomington holds Commencement exercises in May and December. There is no summer ceremony.

May Commencement

May Commencement, also called Spring Commencement, takes place in two sessions. In 2016, the Graduate Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016, 3 p.m., in Mellencamp Pavilion, 1001 E. 17th Street in Bloomington.

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. in Memorial Stadium, 1001 E. 17th Street in Bloomington.

December Commencement

December Commencement, also called Winter Commencement, will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 10 a.m. in Assembly Hall, 1001 E. 17th Street in Bloomington. There is a single ceremony. Students who have completed requirements between September and December are eligible to participate in Winter Commencement.

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