Steps to graduation

Early in your final year, follow these steps to complete your degree, graduate, and participate in Commencement.

Step one: Fulfill your degree requirements

Consult your advisor to determine if you have fulfilled your degree requirements and are on track for graduation.

Talk to your advisor

Graduate students

As a student within the University Graduate School, you must apply for graduation through the University Graduate School Recorder’s Office.

Apply for graduation as a graduate student

Step three: Participate in commencement

Participating in a Commencement ceremony is optional. But if you choose to participate, visit the link below for more information applicable to your graduation semester.

Commencement at IU