Commencement Photo

Spring Commencement MAY 9TH

MAY 9, 2019 at 5:30pm ON THE GREAT LAWN.

Students report to Pā’ina at 3:00pm.

Who: UH Maui College & University Center Graduates
What: University of Hawaii Maui College & University Center Commencement Ceremony
Where: UH Maui College Great Lawn, Kahului
When: May 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Why: To Honor UH Maui College and University Center Student Graduates

Students who have obtained one of the following degrees are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony: Academic Subject Certificate (ASC), Associates in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Certificate of Achievement (CA), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS),


3:00 pm – Student Check-in at Pāʻina
3:30 pm – Rehearsal Begins on the Great Lawn
4:15 pm – Line-up and Picture Taking at Pilina
5:30 pm – Commencement Begins!

For more information, please contact……

UH Maui College Graduates

Graduates from UH Distance Programs

Commencement Letter:

Congratulatory letters were mailed out to all graduating students who submitted and paid for their graduation application.  The Commencement Letter includes the following: 

  1. Commencement Information
  2. Information on Purchasing Regalia, Announcements, and Photos 
  3. Special Accommodations

Order your Regalia (will be available for purchase at the UHMC Bookstore on April 1, 2019):

All graduating students must purchase a regalia in order to participate in Commencement.

UH Maui College Cap, Gown, and Tassel Set: …………..  $44.95

UH Maui College Individual Grad Cap: ………………  $14.95

UH Maui College Individual Tassel: ……………………….   $8.95

Phi Theta Kappa Stole:  …………………………. $28.95

Phi Theta Kappa Cord: …………………………..  $18.95

Phi Theta Kappa Tassel:………………………….  $8.95

All Graduation/PTK Regalia purchases will be All Sales Final.

Phi Theta Kappa students must be on the PTK list and present their Student ID in order to purchase a PTK regalia. Please contact Ellen Peterson for more details at All PTK regalia items sold separately. While supplies last!

Bookstore prices are subject to change at any time without notification.

Commencement Ceremony Requirements & Dress Code: 

  • Black Cap and Gown – Must be worn during the ceremony. Casual/Business Attire to be worn under a gown. 
  • Footwear Required – Heel Height Maximum: 3 Inches or Less, flats or wedges are highly recommended.
  • Leis of all manners (neck and head) may NOT be worn during the ceremony.
  • Personal Items are NOT allowed during the ceremony – Graduates will be unable to carry personal items (purses, bags, wallets, signs, folders, etc.) as there is no stage area or storage for your personal items. 
  • Cell Phones Must Be Turned OFF During the Entire Ceremony. 

Order Your Announcements:

All orders will be handled by the Herff Jones Company.  Students may visit the following site to place their announcement order

When searching for the UH Maui College campus in the search box, please enter Maui and the name will appear in the box.

Order Your Photos:

There will be individual cap and gown portraits done prior to the Commencement Ceremony on May 9, 2019, by Nagamine Photo Studio. The forms will be collected on the day of the ceremony. If you have not received a copy of this form, please stop by the Student Life office. 

Special Accommodations:

For disability accommodations; please contact Catherine Taylor, 984-3227 by April 20, 2019.

To confirm your participation in the Commencement Ceremony on May 9, 2019. 

Please RSVP by Friday, April 27, 2019.