Central Indiana Graduation



Fall 2014 Anticipated Graduates

Saturday December 20, 2014

Ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.
Guests should arrive by 9 a.m

Pike Performing Arts Center - 6701 Zionsville Rd

Driving Directions/Parking for Pike Performing Arts Center

Commencement Booklet (pdf)

Commencement FAQ (pdf)

Do you plan to attend the Commencement Ceremony?

Fall 2014 anticipated graduates will attend the Winter 2014 Commencement Ceremony.  For those desiring to participate in Winter Commencement, the request must be submitted by November 1, 2014 for the graduate's name to appear in the Commencement program.

Students will find the Graduation Request Form at Campus Connect by clicking on "APPLY TO GRADUATE."  If for some reason you are unable to submit the online form, paper Graduation Request Forms are available at the Express Enrollment Office at North Meridian Center and the Office of the Registrar at Lawrence.

All Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 graduates should fill out the (on-line) Graduation Request to participate in their respective Commencement Ceremony.


COMMENCEMENT DAY

Winter Commencement

Graduates should arrive at the Pike Performing Arts Center no later than 8:45 a.m. to line up for the processional.  Guests and students should use the North Entry #5 to enter the building.  Signs will indicate the location of your school and program.

Be sure to leave all valuables, including purses and coats, with friends or family prior to the line-up.  Ivy Tech is not responsible for items left in the Pike Performing Arts Center.


Diplomas

Students do not need to pick up diplomas. Diplomas are mailed to students after grades are reported to the Registrar's Office, and Program Chairs certify that students meet requirements for graduation.  This process normally takes a minimum of eight to ten weeks after the end of the semester.

If you have any questions regarding your program completion, it is highly recommended that you contact your Program Chair now to assure requirements have been met during your final term of enrollment.


The Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours. Graduates' names will be announced as students cross the stage to be recognized.

Each graduate will receive 3 guest passes/tickets for family and friends to attend. All guests must have a pass/ticket in order to attend the ceremony and this includes children who may be sitting on an adult's lap. 

The passes/tickets will be available in early December at the Office of the Registrar at North Meridian Center and Lawrence campuses.  Students will be notified by email when they will be available for pickup.  These passes/tickets will need to be picked up no late than December 15, 2014. After that date, students will need to contact indy-graduation@ivytech.edu to arrange pickup.

No additional guest passes will be given at this time due to maximum capacity limits and fire codes of the facility.

Photography

GradImages® is honored to be a part of your graduation ceremony. We will be photographing every student as he/she is individually recognized. Your proofs will be available after the ceremony. To view your proofs online, please visit www.gradimages.com. If you have any questions feel free to contact our customer service department at 800-261-2576 or via email at giservice@gradimages.net


Ordering Caps, Gowns, and Announcements

Order caps, gowns, and announcements at the Follett Bookstore at the North Meridian or Fairbanks Center. Sales begin on September 15, 2014.  Caps/gowns will be available for pick up starting early November and graduates will be contacted when they are ready for pick up.   A limited number of caps and gowns will be available for last-minute purchase until December 14, 2014 for those who did not order in advance. Supplies are not guaranteed.

A limited selection of items is available at www.herffjones.com/college/graduation.


Appropriate Attire

Women should wear a dress or skirt outfit and low-heeled, dark shoes. Men should wear slacks, shirt, tie, and dark shoes. Please iron or steam your robe before arriving for the ceremony.


Questions about Graduation or Commencement

Student Services staff are happy to answer any question you may have about graduation, commencement, or ordering supplies. Contact any of these offices for guidance.

  • Academic Advising Center: (317) 917-5715
  • Alumni Association: (317) 916-7893
  • Disability Support Services: (317) 921-4382
  • Follett Bookstore - North Meridian: (317) 921-4796
  • Follett Bookstore - Fairbanks: (317) 921-4658
  • Registrar's Office: indy-graduation@ivytech.edu

Spring 2015 Anticipated Graduates

Saturday May 9, 2015

Indiana Convention Center - 100 S. Capitol Ave (Use Entrance on Capitol Ave.)

Map and Driving Directions to Indiana Convention Center

Parking for graduation

Info Sheet for Graduates-Coming Jan. 2015.

Graduation & Commencement Brochure-Coming Jan. 2015.

Do you plan to attend the Commencement Ceremony?

Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 anticipated graduates will attend the Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony.   For those desiring to participate in Winter Commencement, the request must be submitted by March 1, 2015 for the graduate's name to appear in the Commencement program.

Students will find the Graduation Request Form at Campus Connect by clicking on "APPLY TO GRADUATE."  If for some reason you are unable to submit the online form, paper Graduation Request Forms are available at the Express Enrollment Office at North Meridian Center and the Office of the Registrar at Lawrence.

All Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 graduates should fill out the (on-line) Graduation Request to participate in their respective Commencement Ceremony.

COMMENCEMENT DAY - Spring Commencement

Graduates should arrive at Hall H in the Indiana Convention Center no later than 8:45 for the morning ceremony and 1:45 for the afternoon ceremony to line up for the processional. Graduates will proceed to the Office of the Registrar's table (located in Hall H) in order to receive their name card and honor cords (if applicable). The name cards will direct students where to line up for the processional.

Please see below for information about the breakdown of Schools/Programs for both ceremonies.  

The following schools will be represented during the morning ceremony at 10 a.m.:

School of Nursing

Practical Nursing
Nursing

School of Health Sciences

Electroneurodiagnostics
Health Care Support
Health Information Technology
Imaging Sciences
Medical Assisting
Respiratory Care
Surgical Technology

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies
Liberal Arts
Associate Accelerated Program

School of Business

Accounting
Business Administration
Computer Information Technology
Computer Information Systems
Office Administration
Logistics

The following schools will be represented during the afternoon ceremony at 3 p.m.:

School of Education

Early Childhood Education
Education

School of Public & Social Services

Criminal Justice
Hospitality
Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Human Services

Library Technical Assistant
Mortuary Science
Paralegal Studies
Paramedic Science
Public Safety

School of Applied Sciences & Engineering Technology

Biotechnology
Electrical Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Pre-Engineering

School of Fine Arts & Design

Fine Arts
Visual Communication

School of Technology

Advanced Manufacturing

Automotive Technology
Design Technology
Electronics & Computer Technology

Industrial Technology
Manufacturing & Industrial Technology
Machine Tool Technology
Manufacturing Productions & Operations

Apprenticeships



Be sure to leave all valuables, including purses and coats, with friends or family prior to the line-up.  Ivy Tech is not responsible for items left in the Indiana Convention Center.


Diplomas

Students do not need to pick up diplomas. Diplomas are mailed to students after grades are reported to the Registrar's Office, and Program Chairs certify that students meet requirements for graduation.  This process normally takes a minimum of eight to ten weeks after the end of the semester.

If you have any questions regarding your program completion, it is highly recommended that you contact your Program Chair now to assure requirements have been met during your final term of enrollment.


The Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours. Graduates' names will be announced as students cross the stage to be recognized.

Each graduate will receive TBA guest passes/tickets for family and friends to attend. All guests must have a pass in order to attend the ceremony and this includes children who may be sitting on an adult's lap. 

The passes will be availableTBA at the Office of the Registrar at North Meridian Center and Lawrence campuses.  These passes will need to be picked up by May 2, 2014.  After that date, students will need to contact indy-graduation@ivytech.edu to arrange pickup.

No additional guest passes will be given at this time due to maximum capacity limits and fire codes of the facility.

Photography

GradImages® is honored to be a part of your graduation ceremony. We will be photographing every student as he/she is individually recognized. Your proofs will be available after the ceremony. To view your proofs online, please visit www.gradimages.com. If you have any questions feel free to contact our customer service department at 800-261-2576 or via email at giservice@gradimages.net


Ordering Caps, Gowns, and Announcements

Order caps, gowns, and announcements at the Follett Bookstore at the North Meridian or Fairbanks Center. Sales begin on TBA.  Caps/gowns will be available for pick up starting early April and graduates will be contacted when they are ready for pick up.   A limited number of caps and gowns will be available for last-minute purchase until TBA for those who did not order in advance. Supplies are not guaranteed.

A limited selection of items is available at www.herffjones.com/college/graduation.


Appropriate Attire

Women should wear a dress or skirt outfit and low-heeled, dark shoes. Men should wear slacks, shirt, tie, and dark shoes. Please iron or steam your robe before arriving for the ceremony.


Questions about Graduation or Commencement

Student Services staff are happy to answer any question you may have about graduation, commencement, or ordering supplies. Contact any of these offices for guidance.

    • Academic Advising Center: (317) 917-5715
    • Alumni Association: (317) 916-7893
    • Disability Support Services: (317) 921-4382
    • Follett Bookstore - North Meridian: (317) 921-4796
    • Follett Bookstore - Fairbanks: (317) 921-4658
    • Registrar's Office: indy-graduation@ivytech.edu