Fall 2014 Commencement
Important Commencement Deadlines
1. Order Your Caps and Gowns
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Deadline to preorder caps and gowns for a discounted price at www.herffjones.com Caps & gowns ordered after this date will be at a higher price and subject to availability. Full sets can be ordered online and individual components can be ordered at the Downtown store.
Deadline to order an international sash at www.herffjones.com for standard countries and the Downtown store for non-standard countries.
Contact the Downtown HPU Bookstore at AM8094@bncollege.com or 808.544.9367 with any questions.
2. Pick Up Caps, Gowns, and Seating Tickets
10 seating tickets per graduating student.
Any time after December 3, 2014
There are 10 seating tickets per graduating student. Everyone, children included, will need a ticket for entry into the Blaisdell Arena. Tickets are not needed for the Exhibition Hall Viewing Room.
The ceremony is anticipated to take up to 2.5 hours. The ceremony is not complete until the recessional has ended. We ask that all graduating students stay for the entire ceremony and recessional.
The ceremony will be webcast live at www.hpu.edu/livegrad. HPU does not guarantee the quality of webcast.
Exhibition Hall Post Ceremony Meet-And-Greet
Following the graduate recessional, the Exhibition Hall will be open to your guests for a meet-and-greet event. Graduates may meet faculty, friends and family near signs designated with the first letter of your last name. The event will conclude at 9 p.m. Those who do not wish to participate in the meet-and-greet may leave the Exhibition Hall at the conclusion of the recessional.