Graduation

Congratulations!

The finish line is in sight. Just a few more steps. Undergraduate and graduate students are required to complete graduation applications, surveys and graduate thesis reviews.

Submitting a graduation application means:

  • Your degree will be awarded
  • You will receive a diploma
  • You will receive important Commencement information
  • Your name will appear in the Commencement program

Spring (May) graduation

Application deadline: October 15

Summer (August) graduation

Application deadline: January 15

Fall (December) graduation

Application deadline: May 15

Graduate student graduation

Thesis preparation

Deadlines, procedures, submission methods, formatting guidelines, and other thesis/dissertation information is available on the IUPUI Graduate Office website.

You can schedule an appointment for a thesis format review with Summer Layton, sllayton@iupui.edu.

Graduate Student Examination deadlines & Candidacy (CAND) enrollment

If you are entering the last semester of your Ph.D. or M.S. degree, it is important to know that graduation deadlines are set separately by Purdue University or Indiana University.

Graduate and doctoral student enrollment in CAND 99100, CAND 99200, or CAND 99300 is dependent on remaining requirements.

Eligibility/Purpose
CAND 99100Used for Purdue graduate school students planning to graduate at the end of the semester (May, August or December), who need some or all of the 3 items: course work, defense/exam, and thesis deposit. Must be taken with at least one credit hour of fee-bearing course(s).
CAND 99200One-time use course with a reduced fee. Used for Purdue MS or PhD graduate school thesis students planning to graduate by the end of the semester (May, August or December), who have completed all coursework and passed final defense, who only need to deposit their thesis. Non-thesis students who have not yet completed the Directed Project or have 1 or more Incomplete (I) grades can also register in CAND 99200. Instructor Permission Required.
CAND 99300One-time use courses with a reduced fee. Used for Purdue MS or PhD graduate school thesis students planning to graduate by the end of the semester (May, August or December), who need to complete BOTH the defense/exam and deposit their thesis. Non-thesis students who have not yet completed the Directed project and have 1 or more Incomplete (I) grades can also register in CAND 99300. Instructor Permission Required.

Questions?

If you have any questions about graduation, contact Darryl Newsom, Administrative Recorder, danewsom@iupui.edu or (317) 274-0684.