Academic Policies & Procedures


Associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees are awarded each May in the Commencement Day Ceremonies, held in Indianapolis and Columbus. Present on the stage in Columbus are the Vice Chancellor and Dean of IUPUC, the Dean and Associate Dean of the Purdue University College of Technology, and the Division Heads of IUPUC. The IUPUC, IU, and Purdue Alumni Associations induct their graduates into their respective associations and provide them with an introductory membership. Divisions hold separate recognition ceremonies before and after the Commencement Day Ceremonies.