Graduation Information

Spring 2024 Graduation information

Please note, tickets are not required for either of the ceremonies and there is no limit on the number of attendees. 

Centerville Graduation Live Stream: Click here!

Ottumwa Graduation Live Stream: Click here!

Centerville Graduation

Centerville fall, winter, spring, and summer graduates are invited to attend the spring 2024 graduation ceremony, which will be Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. at the Simon Estes Auditorium, located in the Centerville High School. The address for Centerville High School is: 600 CHS Drive, Centerville, Iowa 52544.

Below is the information you will need to know for the night of the ceremony:

  • Meet in the lobby by the auditorium to check in at 6:15 p.m. May 15, 2024.
  • If you chose to have your cap and gown shipped to Indian Hills, they will be available for pick up in the Administration Office, May 8, 9, 13, and 14, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you do not pick your cap and gown up during the timeframe above, please arrive at the Simon Estes Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. on the night of commencement, so that you can get your cap and gown.
  • If you did not order your cap and gown when you completed your graduation application, you can click here to place your order. The deadline is March 31, 2024.
  • Bring nothing of value, as we have no locking facilities and nothing can be carried during the ceremony.
  • If you are Phi Theta Kappa, please bring your regalia to wear in the ceremony. You may contact Kevin Cook for information on ordering regalia.
  • Veterans may pick up their regalia when they pick up their cap and gown.
  • Spring graduates will receive their diploma by mail, approximately 15 business days after grades have been verified. Please keep your mailing address current.

Ottumwa Graduation

Ottumwa fall, winter, spring, and summer graduates are invited to attend the spring 2024 graduation ceremony, which will be Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hellyer Student Life Center.

Below is the information you will need to know for the night of the ceremony:

  • Meet at the Advanced Technologies Center at 5:30 p.m. May 16, 2024. Please use the west entrance.
  • If you chose to have your cap and gown shipped to Indian Hills, they will be available for pick up at the Bennett Student Services Center, May 8, 9, 13, 14, and 15,  between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you do not pick your cap and gown up during the timeframe above, please arrive at the Advanced Technologies Center, promptly, at 5:30 p.m. on the night of commencement, so that you can get your cap and gown.
  • If you did not order your cap and gown when you completed your graduation application, you can click here to place your order. The deadline is March 31, 2024.
  • Bring nothing of value, as we have no locking facilities and nothing can be carried during the ceremony.
  • If you are Phi Theta Kappa, please bring your regalia to wear in the ceremony. You may contact Heidi Munsell for information on ordering regalia.
  • Veterans may pick up their regalia when they pick up their cap and gown.
  • Spring graduates will receive their diploma by mail, approximately 15 business days after grades have been verified. Please keep your mailing address current.
  • Photos will be available for purchase through Lee's Photography. Proofs will be available for viewing online at www.leesphotography.us approximately two weeks after the ceremony. Click "online proofing" and use the password "IHCCGRAD".

For any questions, please use the contact information below:

Ottumwa graduates: If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected].

Centerville graduates: If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at                   [email protected].

Contacts:

 Ottumwa Campus:

noah_profileNoah Eklund, Director, Enrollment Services & Academic Career Advisor
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5129 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5129
Email: [email protected] 



Centerville Campus:

jenny_profileJenny Jarr, One Stop/Academic & Career Advisor
Indian Hills Community College

721 North 1st Street Centerville, Iowa 52544

Phone: (641) 856-2143 ext. 2225
Email: [email protected]