Graduation Information

Graduation Expo

The Office of the Registrar will be hosting the Final Graduation Expo on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from noon to 6:00 pm in the Student Union and Library Building on the First Floor Concourse.

You are invited to attend our upcoming Graudation Expo to:

  • Obtain a graduation information packet
  • Purchase cap and gown
  • Pick up commencement tickets
  • Record audio testimonial to be played prior to Commencement
  • Please come dressed to sit for your cap and gown portrait by Grad Images (Please note that there is no obligation to purchase.)
  • Shop for your class ring by Balfour
  • Shop for your graduation announcements by Herff Jones
  • Shop for you diploma fram by Framing Success
  • Sign up for your Purdue Alumni Calumet membership

 Image of a graduation cap and diploma

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Sixty-Eighth Commencement

Fall 2014 Ceremonies

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Purdue University Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center

Time: 11:00 am and 3:00 p.m.

             11:00 am – Colleges of Business, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Technology

             3:00 pm – Colleges of Nursing, Education, and Engineering, Mathematics, and Sciences 

Attention Fall 2014 Candidates

If you are planning to graduate, you will be asked to declare your graduation. You must notify the Office of the of your intent to graduate when you are registering for your final course(s) of your degree program. For additional information on how you can declare your intent to graduate, please click on the following link of Graduation Declaration Procedures.

Candidates Needing Special Assistance. Candidates who require special assistance (including hearing impaired) to participate in the Commencement ceremony should contact Kim Frazier by phone (219) 989-2334 or email, as soon as possible, to make appropriate arrangements.

Guests Needing Special Assistance. Candidates with physically restricted guests who require special seating should contact Kim Frazier by phone (219) 989-2334 or email, to make appropriate arrangements. All specially seated guests must have an admission ticket, supplied by the candidate, to enter the Hammond Civic Center.

To request to have a degree awarded at another Purdue campus, click on the following link of Degree. This form must be submitted to the Registrar of the student’s home campus prior to the end of the 6th week of the Fall or Spring term, or the 3rd week of the Summer session.

Purdue University Calumet has continued the successful campaign, “Congrats for Grads” where graduates, families, friends, faculty and staff are provided an opportunity to place a “thank you” message in the commencement program which will serve as a treasured keepsake. Imagine how excited a graduate will be to read messages from faculty or staff members, family or friends even years from now.

Attention Summer 2014 Graduates…

Diploma distribution will begin on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and continues thru Friday, October 3, 2014 in the Enrollment Services Center, Lawshe Hall Room 130. Any diplomas not picked up by the deadline will be shipped via USPS to the home address that we have on file for you by October 13th, unless you have given us an alternate address.

For information or assistance, please contact the Registrar’s Office in the Enrollment Services Center in Lawshe Hall, Room 130 or by phoning 219-989-2210.