Purdue's West Lafayette commencement to be shown live on TV, webcast

April 22, 2013  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Spring commencement ceremonies at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus will be broadcast live for television and Internet audiences.

The ceremonies will take place on May 10, 11 and 12 at the Elliott Hall of Music.

The colleges of Science and Technology will have their ceremony at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10. The colleges of Agriculture and Education and School of Management will have their ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Commencement for the College of Engineering will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. The colleges of Health and Human Sciences and Veterinary Medicine will have commencement at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12. The ceremony for the colleges of Liberal Arts and Pharmacy will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

The events will be aired live on Comcast Channel 5 and Boiler TV Channel 13. All speeches will be captioned for the hearing impaired. The ceremonies also will be shown live via webcast at mms://video1.itap.purdue.edu/graduation

To watch online, viewers must have Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded for free at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/windows-media-player

Commencement videos will be available for $30 per DVD. Order forms can be obtained at the Loeb Playhouse box office, online at http://www.purdue.edu/registrar/pdf/DVD_Form.pdf, or by calling 765-494-3933. Forms may be submitted both before and after the ceremony within two weeks of the event.

For more information, call 765-494-6157 or email commencement@purdue.edu 

Writer: Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, gmcclure@purdue.edu 

Sources: John Dietrich, video engineer, 765-494-1042, jsdietrich@purdue.edu

Christine DeHahn Pass, assistant registrar, 765-494-6163, dehahn@purdue.edu

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Related websites:

Purdue Office of the Registrar Commencement Page

Related news release:

Purdue campuses to host spring commencement

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