Graduation Checklist

Congratulations! Spring 2022 Commencement is currently scheduled to occur in person at Elliott Hall of Music, Friday, May 13, 2022, at 2:30 p.m.


More information: https://www.purdue.edu/commencement


  • Apply to Graduate by Friday, March 11, 2022. If you miss that deadline, you will have to pay for degree-only summer commencement.
  • Confirm myPurdue indicates you are a candidate in your myPurdue Plan account
  • Review info in Commencement Tab on myPurdue (available Feb 25, 2022)
  • Senior Composite Photo (Pi Tau arranging composite, more information to come on submitting professional headshot photo)
  • Respond to Registrar to verify graduation information by April 4, 2022
  • Order Cap and Gown (deadline is April 18, 2022 via commencement link)
  • Complete Senior Exit Survey (late April) Your diploma and final transcript will be held until this is completed!
  • Complete excess graduate credit survey for graduate level courses completed (your advisor will email this to you if it is required)
  • Confirm no encumbrances on your account
  • Clean out any items in ME Blue Lockers next to computer lab
  • Provide Registrar Office with your future address in myPurdue
  • More information about the ceremony can be found at purdue.edu/commencement

Contact us if you have any questions!

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Office
Potter Engineering Center, Room 216
500 Central Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494-5689
Fax: (765) 494-0051
Email: MEundergrad@purdue.edu