Future Commencement Dates (Tentative)
There is no commencement ceremony for the January or August dates. The Graduate School, Graduate Business, and Law School ceremonies will take place on Saturday - the day before the May University Commencement Ceremony and undergraduate diploma ceremonies.
Any questions regarding Commencement should be directed to the Office of the Registrar, Amy Jennings, (574) 631-5183.
Dates after July 31, 2016 are unofficial.
May: 16; 17
May: 14; 15
May: 20, 21
May: 19, 20
May: 18, 19
Graduation dates are determined as follows:
January Graduation Date: The official January graduation date shall be the first Sunday in January except when that Sunday falls on January 1, in which case it will be January 8.
May Graduation Date: The official May graduation date shall be the third Sunday in May. If Spring Break falls during Holy Week then the semester will begin one week later and graduation will be the fourth Sunday in May.
July/August Graduation Date: Beginning with 2014*, the official July/August graduation date shall be the first Sunday after the regular six-week Summer Session grades are due.
Prior to 2014, the August graduation date was the Wednesday following the first Friday in August. This was also 5 days after the regular seven-week summer session last class day.