IU commencement 2018 in pictures

In just over a week, Indiana University awarded more than 21,000 degrees during commencement ceremonies on seven campuses.

Graduates came from all 92 counties in Indiana, all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, and 136 countries.

Take a look back at all of the celebrations that took place throughout the state.

From the top: Graduating sisters Mica and Maya Caine, from left, sat together during the Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate commencement in Memorial Stadium; a decorated mortarboard at the ceremony; and graduates listen to a speaker during the ceremony. IU Communications

From the top: Graduate Desmond Atem reacts as he is recognized by IU South Bend Chancellor Terry L. Allison during the IU South Bend commencement at the Joyce Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame; IU South Bend alumna Chris Hensley helps nursing graduate Shelby Frick with her mortarboard before the ceremony; and a graduate waves to friends and family in the stands after receiving his diploma.   IU Communications

From the top: Students hug before the IU Kokomo commencement ceremony at the The Kokomo Event and Conference Center; Bailey Troutman speaks to fellow graduates; and a student receives his diploma from Chancellor Susan Sciame-Giesecke. IU Communications

From the top: Graduate Gabriela Jaimes, center, hugs friends before the IU Northwest commencement at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary; IU President Michael A. McRobbie waves to students as he and IU Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe walk in the recessional; and a graduate celebrates after receiving her diploma. IU Communications

From the top: Students fix their mortarboards before the IU Southeast commencement ceremony held at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center; graduate Roger Howard smiles as he participants in the ceremony; and the New Albany High School ROTC Honor Guard presents the flags. IU Communications

From the top: Graduate Lucas Huffman gets ready to address the graduating class at the IU East commencement ceremony held at the Tiernan Center; graduate Justin Westfall prepares for the ceremony; and students line up to enter the ceremony. IU Communications

From the top: Emily Edwards is presented her diploma by Vice Chancellor and Dean Reinhold Hill during the IUPUC commencement ceremony held at Columbus East High School; a decorated mortarboard at the ceremony; and graduates during the ceremony. IU Communicatons

From the top: Graduates from the School of Nursing pose at the IUPUI commencement at Lucas Oil Stadium; a graduate prepares for the ceremony; and Naqeeb Rahman receives his diploma. IU Communicatons