Spring 2014 Ceremony Information
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, Indiana
Time: 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Please note that it is imperative that ALL candidates arrive at the designated time for their college.
Undergraduate and Graduate students in the Colleges of Business, Nursing and Technology will participate in the 11 a.m. ceremony.
Undergraduate and Graduate students in the Colleges of Education, EMS, and LSS will participate in the 3 p.m. ceremony.
- The Ceremony
- Academic Attire
- Degree Requirements
- Degree Awarding Process
- Diploma Cover
- Driving Directions to Hammond Civic Center
- 67th Commencement – Spring 2014 (pdf)
Attention Spring 2014 Candidates
If you are planning to graduate Spring 2014, you will be asked to declare your graduation. You must notify the Office of the Registrar by Friday, February 28, 2014 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com, no later than May 2, 2014, 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.
The Office of the Registrar will be hosting the Graduation Expo in preparation for the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony
Event: Graduation Expo
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Student Union and Library Building (SUL) concourse near the Bookstore
Eligible Spring 2014 candidates are invited to attend this event and will be able to:
- Obtain your graduation information packet
- Pick up commencement ceremony tickets
- You must purchase cap and gown in order to pick up your guest tickets. The estimated price of cap and gown is as follows: Undergraduates (Bachelors, Associates, and Certificates) $46….Master’s Graduates $98 (cost does not include sales tax)
- Record audio testimonial to be played prior to Commencement
- Please come prepared 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 Jostens
- Shop for your diploma frame by Framing Success
- Sign up for your Purdue Alumni Calumet membership
Purdue University Calumet will continue the successful campaign, “Congrats for Grads” where 2014 graduates, families, friends, faculty and staff are provided an opportunity to place a “thank you” message in the May 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.
You can complete the process through the following link, Congrats for Grads, or visit the table at the Graduation Expo.
If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Kim Frazier, Graduation Coordinator, Office of the Registrar, Phone: 219-989-2334, Fax: 219-989-2771, firstname.lastname@example.org
ATTENTION FALL 2013 GRADUATES:
Diploma distribution will begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 thru Friday, February 21, 2014 in the Enrollment Services Center, Lawshe Hall Room 130, during our normal business hours. 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 February 28th, unless you have given us an alternate address.
For further information about Graduation you may contact:
(219) 989-2334 (work); Fax number is (219) 989-2771
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