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For Immediate Release
December 05, 2012

IPFW Changes Time for 2013 Commencement

Key Info

  • IPFW’s 46th annual commencement changes start time to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will celebrate its 46th annual commencement ceremony at a new time in 2013. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

The earlier start time, made in consultation with the Indiana Purdue Student Government Association (IPSGA), will allow graduates, their families, and friends more time to celebrate together following the ceremony. It is anticipated the event will conclude around 6:30 p.m.

May graduates will be able to pick up their diplomas immediately following the ceremony.

For more information, contact Marianne Messmann, coordinator of academic ceremonies, at 260-481-6460 or