As a graduate of Kelley Direct, you can participate in two ceremonies in May—both the Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Commencement Ceremony and the Kelley Direct Graduate Recognition Ceremony.
It is important to secure hotel accommodations as early as possible for either ceremony.
Indiana University Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Approximately 7,000 students graduate over the course of this weekend. The IU Graduate Commencement Ceremony celebrates all IU Bloomington graduate students.
Kelley Direct Graduate Recognition Ceremony
This ceremony specifically recognizes the graduating Kelley Direct class, complete with caps, gowns, and all the pomp and circumstance our graduates have earned.
Saturday, May 4, 2013:
Graduation Reception (heavy appetizers), Kelley School of Business, 1st Floor Atrium, 4:30-6:30pm
Kelley Direct Graduate Recognition Ceremony, Indiana University Auditorium (arrive at the Auditorium no later than 6:30 pm), 7:00-8:00 pm
Reception following ceremony, ending by 9:00 pm
Online ordering for May Commencement is now open! Please follow this link to the Herff Jones website to place your order.
- Order by Friday, March 22, 2013 for the best price
- STARTING Saturday, March 23, 2013-Friday, March 29, 2013: $50 late fee charged
- LAST DAY of online orders: Friday, March 29, 2013
For more information, visit www.Commencement.IU.edu
NOTE: The caps & gowns for all Kelley Direct students will be delivered to the Kelley Direct office on Wednesday, May 1, and must be picked up prior to the ceremonies; this includes for those students attending the ceremony on Friday, May 3, at the Assembly Hall. Disregard any information you may read regarding pick-up at the IU Bookstore or at the Field House. All Kelley Direct caps & gowns will be in the Kelley School, 1275 E. Tenth Street, Room 3100, beginning Wednesday, May 1. They will be available from Noon-4:30 pm on Wednesday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm on Thursday and Friday, and from 1:00-4:30 pm on Saturday, May 4.
Hotel Accommodations – May 3 and 4, 2013
Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Downtown – 866-704-2643 Group Code: IUCIUCA ($199.00 per night, 2 night minimum)
601 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis 46204
To make reservations, you may call the Marriott, using the Group Code, or you can click here and make your reservations online. If you use the link, the group code is automatically noted. Reservations must be made by April 3, 2013.
You’ll leave Kelley Direct not only with a degree from one of the world’s leading business schools, but with the knowledge and network to achieve on your terms.