Spring 2015 Ceremonies
Purdue University Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center
Friday, May 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm – College of Education & College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 am – College of Business & College of Technology
Time: 3:00 pm – College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science & College of Nursing
For additional information about commencement, please click on the following links:
- The Ceremony
- Academic Attire
- Degree Requirements
- Degree Awarding Process
- Diploma Cover
- Candidate Instructions for Participating in Commencement
Attention Spring 2015 Candidates
If you are planning to graduate, you will be asked to declare your graduation. You must notify the Office of the Registrar 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.
Graduation Expo. Spring 2015 candidates for graduation are invited to attend the Graduation Expo on April 7 (10:00 am to 6:00 pm) and April 8 (noon to 6:00 pm) in the Student Union and Library Building, First Floor Concourse. Order your cap and gown and pick up your Commencement tickets! Click on the Grad Expo link for more information.
Candidates Needing Special Assistance. Candidates who require special assistance (including hearing impaired) to participate in the Commencement ceremony should contact Stephan Piggee by phone (219) 989-2210 or email Stephan.Piggee@purduecal.edu, as soon as possible, to make appropriate arrangements.
Guests Needing Special Assistance. Candidates with physically restricted guests who require special seating should contact Stephan Piggee by phone (219) 989-2210 or email Stephan.Piggee@purduecal.edu, to make appropriate arrangements. All specially seated guests must have an admission ticket, supplied by the candidate, to enter the Fitness and Recreation 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 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.
Attention Fall 2014 Graduates
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you haven’t already done so, please complete the Graduation Survey by clicking on the following link. This survey tells us how you would like your name printed on your diploma. Graduation Survey link
Diplomas will be available for distribution beginning Thursday, January 22, 2015 thru Friday, February 20, 2015 in the Enrollment Services Center, Lawshe Hall 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 March 2nd, 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.