Spring Graduation Ceremony

May 21, 2022

Spring Commencement
Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
502 North New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Registration for this ceremony has ended. Please contact graduation@purdueglobal.edu with any questions.

Eligible graduates must have completed online registration by March 23, 2022, to participate.*

Purdue Global graduates at a virtual graduation

Countdown to Commencement

The Commencement Showroom is your hub for all graduation events. Visit the Travel to Graduation page for a list of hotels and other travel information.

Graduation Week

May 16: Virtual Photo Booth
May 17: Last Lecture & Virtual Toast
May 18: Virtual Bingo
May 19: Shout Out Board
May 20: Black and Gold Celebration (Onsite 5:00-6:30 pm ET)
May 20: Surprise Message
(check your inbox)

Commencement Highlights

Commencement—May 21

9:30 am ET (in-person graduates): Concord Law School, Nursing, Social and Behavioral Sciences, General Education
1:30 pm ET (in-person graduates): Business, Information Technology, Health Sciences
6:00 pm ET (virtual graduates): All Schools

Checklist: Prepare for Graduation

Graduation Week

Monday, May 16

Virtual Photo Booth

Open May 16–May 21

  • Upload or take a photo and select a Purdue Global frame
  • Download or share to email, Facebook, or Twitter
  • Use #PurdueGlobalProud
Purdue Global Virtual Photo Booth
  • Photo Booth Example

Tuesday, May 17

Last Lecture and Virtual Toast

7:00–7:30 pm ET

The Last Lecture will be presented virtually by a Purdue Global professor nominated by the graduating class. A virtual toast to the class of 2022 will immediately follow the lecture.

Submit your nomination by March 30.

“What wisdom would you impart unto the world if you knew it would be your last chance?”

Wednesday, May 18

Virtual Bingo

Join us for a few games of virtual bingo using the supplies provided in your ceremony kit.

Thursday, May 19

Graduation Shout Out Board

Post congratulatory photos, videos, and messages on the Graduation Shout Out Board.

Purdue Global Shout Out Board
  • Purdue Global Shout Out Board

Friday, May 20

Black and Gold Celebration

Hours: Open from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm ET
Location: Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204


Surprise Message (Check Your Inbox)

Registered graduates will receive a surprise message via email.

Purdue Global Congrat Grad Word Cloud Yard Sign

Graduate Showcase Opportunities

Celebratory Photos and Videos

Showcase your achievement! Select photos and videos will be showcased during the ceremonies. View submission details.

National Anthem Contest

Audition to sing the National Anthem at graduation. View submission guidelines and official contest rules.

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

Commencement: Commencement times will be determined after the participation deadline. In-person commencement may be canceled at any time based on Center for Disease Control (CDC) or local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. If the in-person commencement is canceled, to ensure the safety and health of attendees, the commencement will be virtual, and all registered graduates will be notified. In the event of a schedule change or cancellation, Purdue Global is not responsible for reimbursing travel costs or other expenses associated with commencement. Participants and attendees assume all financial and health risks associated with attending commencement. Purdue Global commencement attendees must abide by all COVID-19 guidelines as outlined by the University, venue, local government, and CDC including wearing a face covering, practicing social distancing, and possible screening prior to entry in the building, including but not limited to temperature checks.

Commencement Participation: Participation in commencement is not a verification of graduation. Candidates receive their diploma approximately 8 weeks after completion of their final class and once all program and financial requirements have been confirmed by University officials.

The Purdue University Global Commencement and related events could be broadcast live online and all attendees, participants’ names, degrees, honors, hometowns, military branch (if applicable), videos, and photos could be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by authorized parties. The registration of all participants, submission of photos/videos, attendance or participation in the graduation ceremony, the Black and Gold Celebration and/or virtual activities, including but not limited to Graduation Shout Out Board, and virtual photo booth, serve as permission for use of these names, student directory information, images, and posts by Purdue Global. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Purdue Global.