Celebrate your success

The Office of University Events has the honor of overseeing and participating in some of Indiana University’s most treasured occasions, including Freshman Induction, Commencement, awards ceremonies, building dedications, and many others. We warmly invite you to join us for the festivities.

IU President Michale McRobbie speaks at Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Indiana University confers upon its most academically distinguished undergraduates the designation of Founders Scholar. These students are honored at an annual event, the IU Bloomington Honors Convocation.  The Honors Convocation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the IU Auditorium.

Find out more about Honors Convocation

Graduation Fairs Across the State

Graduation fairs are an easy way to take care of all your Commencement needs in one place, at one time. You can rent your cap and gown; purchase graduation announcements, class rings, and diploma frames; have formal pictures taken in academic regalia; and visit information tables hosted by Commencement vendors, University Events; and the IU Alumni Association.

Find your campus graduation fair
The audience at Freshman Induction

Freshman Induction

Freshman Induction is a key component of the first day of Welcome Week. Along with two other important events during a student’s years at IU—the annual IU Bloomington Honors Convocation and Commencement—it is a celebration of academic aspirations and success. The 2019–20 Freshman Induction ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

Learn more about the Freshman Induction Ceremony

About us

The Office of University Events reports to the Office of the Vice President for Communications and Marketing under the leadership of Brad Wheeler, IU’s Vice President for Communications and Marketing. We create IU’s premier events.

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