106th Annual Commencement Exercises

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Stan Sheriff Center


9:00 a.m. Ceremony - 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Graduates report at 8:00 a.m.
Speaker: Dr. Vivek Murthy, United States Surgeon General
Student Speaker: Catherine Brianne Gardiner

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

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

4:00 p.m. Ceremony - 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Graduates report at 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Vivek Murthy, United States Surgeon General
Student Speaker: Shiraz Dole

Undergraduate and advanced degree candidates in the following schools/colleges will participate in the 4:00 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 and Dental Hygiene
  • School of Travel Industry Management
  • Shidler College of Business
  • William S. Richardson School of Law

Both ceremonies will be viewable via webcast. The 2016 Mid-Year Commencement Exercise is viewable here until the Spring 2017 ceremony in May.

All graduates must register to participate in the ceremony by: May 1, 2017.

Purchase regalia through the UH Bookstore.

Future Ceremonies

Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, December 16, 2017

107th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 14, 2018

Watch Mahalo Messages recorded by some of the Fall 2016 graduating class!