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
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.
Exhibition Hall Viewing Room
Enjoy the live viewing of HPU Commencement in the Exhibition Hall. Doors will open about 30 minutes after processional. Tickets are not needed for entry.
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.