Mentoring & Student Development
Class of 2013 Commencement:
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.
Indiana Convention Center
Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP
Chief Executive Officer, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and Chief Executive Officer of ACGME International
Dean Brater with 2007 graduate Kristin Spisak
A postcard will be mailed to students on 2/22/13 with information for Cap & Gown Ordering (select IUPUI).
Information for Faculty will be sent via email.
AOA & GHHS cords will be located in our office (MS 162) - we'll email students when they're available.
Individual names will be announced at the ceremony, if your name is commonly mispronounced please provide us with a phonetic pronunciation.
Deadline for ordering your cap and gown is March 25th.
Cap and gown distribution will be Tues., May 7th and Wed., May 8th from 9am - 7pm in the Campus Center, rooms 405 and 409.
The Office for Mentoring and Student Development works with the Alumni Office to coordinate the 44th IUSM Graduation Ceremony. Contact information is listed below if you have specific questions.
This year's Hooders for the ceremony are: Richard Beeler, MD, Meg Gaffney, MD, Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, and Robert Pascuzzi, MD. IUSM's hooding policy is located here.
The Alumni Office will mail information regarding cap and gown orders and invitations to your current mailing address in February. Please refer to their website (available late January/early February) for specific information: http://alumni.iupui.edu/commencement/2013/index.html
Their Hotline number is 317.278.1700 or 1.866.267.3104 or
Students who earned an AOA or GHHS cord will need to pick them up here in MS 162. Instructions on how they are to be worn at graduation will be provided.
The Sagamore Ballroom holds approximately 3,000 people. Tickets are not required. If you have guests with special needs, please let us know.
ATTIRE: Caps and gowns must be worn by all graduates, the hoods are to be carried over the left arm during the procession. Graduates must deposit their gown and hood in boxes, located at all exits, before leaving the Indiana Convention Center on Saturday, so please dress accordingly. The cap and tassel are yours to keep.
We ask that all students be at the Convention Center, outside the Sagamore Ballroom at 9am and begin lining up in alphabetical order by degree (MS, MSCR, MSTS, MSMS, MD, PhD-only) for the processional. The list of graduates in alphabetical order will be emailed to you and will also be available here.
Please contact Carlene Webb-Burton at email@example.com for any questions.
Graduates and their guests are also invited to participate in the Indiana University Commencement on Sunday, May 12th at 11:00 am in the Indiana Convention Center Halls A, B and C. Please visit their website for futher information.