Indiana University Cancels Graduation Ceremonies Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

(UNDATED) – On Wednesday, Indiana University announced they have canceled all in-person graduation ceremonies for schools, departments, units, and programs

Officials have made no decision on changing campuswide commencement ceremonies.

“Our top priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our graduates and their families and friends,” the website reads.

The cancellation follows IU President Michael McRobbie’s Sunday announcement to move all classes online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Upon the recommendation of the IU Foundation, the men’s and women’s Little 500 bike races and all qualification events are canceled for this academic semester.   

IU is one of several universities to change graduation plans. Purdue announced Tuesday that its commencement ceremonies would be virtual.