Congratulations! You made it!

The completion of this semester, your degree, and this journey came with challenges none of us would have expected. However, you persevered. You overcame. You did not give up.

People will look back on your class as among the strongest and most resilient ever. We are all so proud of you.

Below are links to messages compiled to honor you and your accomplishments. Our hope and expectation is that your experience at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, both in and out of the classroom, will continue to support you as you transition into the next chapter of your life.

Spring 2020 Program

A PDF copy of the printed program with candidate names is available. Friends and family of graduates may request a printed copy by emailing graduate@hawaii.edu after June 1st.

College of Arts and Humanities

Academy of Creative Media

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 4:00pm
Live Stream>>

For more information contact Brittany Biggs
(bbiggs@hawaii.edu)

College of Arts and Humanities

Theatre and Dance

Friday, May 8, 2020 at Noon

For more information contact
Markus Wessendorf (wessendo@hawaii.edu)

College of Education

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:00pm
Live Stream: Twitch Facebook
Read More>>

For more information contact
Aaron Levine (alevine@hawaii.edu)

College of Engineering

Friday, May 15 at 5:00pm
LIVE STREAM>>

For more information contact
Kimberly Perez Hults (hults@hawaii.edu)

College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

Commencement Site

For more information contact
Julio Rodriguez (cltmanoa@hawaii.edu)

College of Natural Sciences

Information and Computer Sciences

Video>>

For more information contact
Scott Robertson (scottpr@hawaii.edu)

College of Social Sciences

Graduation website

For more information contact
Christy Burt (clburt@hawaii.edu)

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:00pm
Read More>>

For more information contact
Mandy Chen (mchen22@hawaii.edu)

Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 5:30pm
Flyer>>
LIVE STREAM>>

For more information contact
hshk@hawaii.edu

John A. Burns School of Medicine

Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 9:30am
Live Stream: iTunesU YouTube
Read More>>

For more information contact
Melia Young (meliay@hawaii.edu)

Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

Dept of Social Work

BSW/MSW/PhD Students
Friday, May 15, 2020
Kihei Ceremony: 4:30 pm
Convocation: 6 pm

For more information contact
Mari Ono (mariono@hawaii.edu)

Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

Office of Public Health Studies

Graduate students
Friday, May 15, 2020 at 3:00pm Undergraduate students
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 10:00am

For more information contact
Michelle Tagorda (tagordam@hawaii.edu)

School of Architecture

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.

For more information contact
June Lee (junefl@hawaii.edu)

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene

BS Nursing Graduate Video
MS, DNP and PhD Nursing Video BS Dental Hygiene Video

For more information contact
Carlyn Minster (carlynli@hawaii.edu)

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:00am
Live Stream >>

For more information contact
Heather Saito (soestsas@hawaii.edu)

Shidler College of Business

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 3 p.m.
READ MORE>>

School of Travel Industry Management

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 4:00pm

For more information contact
timinfo@hawaii.edu

Join Us At The Next Ceremony

Students who would have walked in this semester’s ceremony, can participate in a future in-person commencement. The registration site for the December 19, 2020 Commencement Exercises will open in mid-September.

2020 Mid-Year Commencement Excercise
Saturday, December 19, 2020
110th Annual Commencement Exercises
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Learn More

Updates to Graduates

May 18, 2020

Congratulations! You made it! The completion of this semester, your degree, and this journey came with challenges none of us would have expected. However, you persevered. You overcame. You did not give up.

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May 8, 2020

As we enter finals week, I wanted to take a moment to congratulate you on completing not only your degree but probably the most difficult semester of your college career. We are saddened and disappointed that this was not the end we had hoped and planned for. Nevertheless, we would like to celebrate your accomplishments.

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May 4, 2020

We are assessing the situation and possibilities to recognize you for reaching this milestone. Depending on the COVID-19 guidelines, we are planning graduation ceremonies on Saturday, December 19, 2020. This is a tentative plan and may be altered depending on federal and state regulations in the fall.

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April 6, 2020

We are committed to finding a way to honor and celebrate your achievements, even if it cannot be at the May ceremonies as we had planned. If an earlier ceremony is not possible, we will make arrangements for you to celebrate with your fellow May graduates at an expanded December 19th ceremony. Stay tuned for more details on that.

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March 19, 2020

This morning, University of Hawai‘i President David Lassner made the important announcement: “After discussions with leadership at the campuses and system level, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all traditional commencement ceremonies at UH’s 10 campuses.”

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