108th Annual Commencement Exercise

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Stan Sheriff Center

9:00 a.m. Ceremony
Graduates report at 8:00 a.m.
Estimated end time - 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: TBA

Undergraduate and advanced degree candidates in the following schools/colleges will participate in the 9:00 a.m. Ceremony:

  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Social Sciences
  • College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources
  • Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology
  • School of Pacific & Asian Studies

3:30 p.m. Ceremony
Graduates report at 2:30 p.m.
Estimated end time - 6:00 p.m.
Speaker: TBA

Undergraduate and Advanced Degree candidates from the following schools/colleges will participate in the 3:30 p.m. Ceremony:

  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, including Public Health
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
  • School of Travel Industry Management
  • Shidler College of Business
  • William S. Richardson School of Law

An instructional video for students and guests is available at

Both ceremonies will be viewable via webcast.

All graduates must register to participate in the ceremony by:May 1, 2019. The registration site will open in mid-February.

Purchase regalia through the UH Bookstore.

The 2018 Mid-Year Commencement Exercise is viewable here until the week of the Spring 2019 ceremony in May.

Future Ceremonies

2019 Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, December 21, 2019

109th Annual Commencement Exercises
Saturday, May 16, 2020

Watch Mahalo Messages recorded by some of the Fall 2018 graduating class!