UIndy Graduation & Senior Week 2014

UIndy will hold a combined commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 3, in Key Stadium for both undergraduate and graduate students who completed their programs in December 2013 or May 2014, or who will be finishing their studies in August 2014.

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University of Indianapolis Commencement

All undergraduate, master's and doctoral students
Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m.
Key Stadium


UIndy is excited to start a new tradition by having student speakers at this year's commencement ceremony. This year's speakers are Peter Brown, a graduate student in physical therapy, and Will Schnabel, an undergraduate student in communication.

Honorary degrees

Honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees will be presented to UIndy trustee and alumnus Murvin Enders, board president and former executive director of 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, and to Ted Polk, who is retiring this spring after 41 years directing food service at UIndy.

UIndy's graduation story

See UIndy's graduation story as it develops, and join the conversation or contribute your piece of the story on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using #UIndyGrad.

More information

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Senior Week

Class of 2014: It's your last hurrah! Celebrate with your friends, family and UIndy family at any and all of these fun events during the week leading up to graduation.

Monday, April 28
Midnight Breakfast
11:59 p.m.
Main Dining Hall

Come enjoy one last Midnight Breakfast—one of UIndy’s great traditions! Free food and fun as well as a brief presentation to recognize Ted Polk at 12:30 a.m.!

Tuesday, April 29
BBQ with President Manuel
5–7 p.m.
President’s House

Join President Manuel and UIndy faculty and staff for a barbeque at the president’s home. Come and enjoy the company of these people who have made a difference in your life! There will also be music, photos, novelties, and fun!

Wednesday, April 30
All-Campus BBQ for UIndy Grads
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Dining Hall & Atrium

A chance for the UIndy campus to celebrate our seniors! Wear your UIndy attire and come enjoy lunch together, be amazed at a roving magician, and join in some inflatable fun!

Thursday, May 1
Senior Night at McQ’s
9 p.m.–1 a.m.
3149 East Thompson Road

Join your friends at McQ’s to celebrate your graduation! A UIndy-chartered bus will go back and forth between the Bell Tower and McQ’s. And seniors who ride the shuttle will be given a free drink ticket!

Friday, May 2
Reception for Graduates at the Columbia Club
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
121 Monument Circle

Bring your families to the Columbia Club’s 10th-floor ballroom foyer for food and drinks at Indy’s premiere private city club. Mingle with our alumni & staff at this historic location, then take time to explore downtown!

Saturday, May 3
Graduation Reception

An outdoor reception under the tent for graduates and their guests immediately following the Commencement ceremony. Coordinated by the UIndy alumni office. It’s the last hurrah!