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, Founders Day, 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 is one of the traditional activities that mark Founders Day, the annual celebration of IU’s founding in 1820. The 2018 Honors Convocation will be held on Sunday, April 15, at 2 p.m. in the IU Auditorium.

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GradFair for IU Bloomington Winter Commencement 2017

FRANGIPANI ROOM, INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION

GradFair is an easy way to take care of all your Commencement needs in one place, at one time. Winter 2017 IU Bloomington graduates: Join us on Tuesday, October 17, anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

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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 2018–19 Freshman Induction ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

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About us

The Office of University Events reports to the Office of the Vice President for Engagement under the leadership of Bill Stephan, Indiana University’s Vice President for Engagement. We organize and support IU’s premier events.