Current Students

Current Students

As a student in any of our programs it is important that you get the help that you need and we are here to help you in your journey as a student. Below are some common questions to consider as you move throughout any of our programs. If you want more information on internships our your career after IUPUI take a look at our other pages.

Any required CGT course not already in your plan of study


Any required CGT or CIT course not already in your plan of study.


You must follow your academic advising report to make sure you need the requirements of your degree or certificate. Once you know you are near completion you need to:

  1. Apply for graduation by the deadline. You will receive confirmation once all requirements have been met. Commencement is in Dec, May and August of each academic year.
  2. Obtain your cap and gown - In order to obtain your cap and gown you must order ahead. You can learn more at:
  3. Diploma - You will get an email a couple months after your graduation date to pick up your diploma or have it mailed to your current mailing address if you have moved out state.

Our Laptop Program

As a Computer Graphics Technology student you will need a laptop to complete your coursework. Below are the recommendations for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Mac/Apple Laptop

  • MacBook Pro
  • 14” display or larger
  • Apple M1 or M1 Pro Chip or higher - 8-Core CPU
  • 32GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD Drive

Windows Laptop:

  • 15” display
  • 12th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce
  • 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz (4DIMMS)
  • 750GB 7200-rpm


We highly recommend the following: 

  • We highly recommend the purchase of a Cintiq pen. Some students also purchase a drawing tablet.
  • Purchase laptops as soon as possible due to chip shortages
  • If in the animation track we suggest you look at the guidelines for Maya Software (which you will be using in your classes)