Complete the Graduation Application Form found here. The RSVP form will be available on our website starting January 2020. Deadline is April 1.
Dinner – 5:00-6:30 pm, Indiana Memorial Union (various rooms), 900 E 7th Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – NO CHARGE FOR DINNER; EACH STUDENT MAY INVITE UP TO 5 GUESTS.
Kelley Direct Graduate Recognition Ceremony – 7:00-9:00 pm, Indiana University Auditorium (arrive at the Auditorium no later than 6:45 pm).
Reception – following the ceremony, ending by 10:00 pm
Parking – Parking passes for the Indiana Memorial Union will be provided. You may use the lot next to and across the street from the IMU. The Auditorium is a 7-minute walk from the IMU.
Visit the following link for detailed instructions.
NOTE: This ceremony is for campus-wide graduate programs; you will not have your name called and you will not walk across the stage.
Apparel is required for both the Kelley Direct Graduate Recognition Ceremony as well as the University Graduate Commencement Ceremony. Visit the following link to order. NOTE: Site will not open until early January; mark your calendar so you don’t forget
- Order by Thursday, March 19, 2020 for the best price
- STARTING Friday, March 20, 2020-Thursday, April 2, 2020: $75 late fee charged
- LAST DAY of online orders: Thursday, April 2, 2020
NOTE: When ordering, ignore the date that is given for the ceremony; you will not find an option for the KD Ceremony on May 9. ORDER YOUR CAP & GOWN AS IF YOU ARE ATTENDING THE FRIDAY, MAY 8 GRADUATE CEREMONY IN ASSEMBLY HALL. IGNORE all instructions concerning when and where you will pick up the caps & gowns. We have made special arrangements for our KD students per instructions on the following page.
Location & Hours of Distribution:
Indiana Memorial Union
900 E. 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Room: Hoosier Room, Mezzanine Level (One floor above hotel lobby)
Friday, May 8 8:00 am-2:00 pm
Saturday, May 9 10:00 am-6:00 pm
If you are attending ONLY the Friday Graduate Commencement Ceremony, you can return your cap & gown at Assembly Hall following the ceremony. If you are attending the Kelley Direct ceremony, you will return your cap & gown at the Auditorium following the graduate events.
A list of hotel accommodations can be found here. Approximately 7,000 Indiana University students graduate over the course of this weekend and typically over a hundred Kelley Direct students attend graduation; therefore, it is very important to make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible.