2024 Spring Commencement Ceremony

THURSDAY, MAY 09, 2024 at 5:30pm

We will be holding one ceremony with no spectator limit…guidelines will adhere to current County mandates.

5:30pm Ceremony - Graduates please report to the Paina Dining Hall for check-in by 3:30pm


 MCTV Live
 Youtube Live Stream

Also broadcast on MCTV Digital Cable Channel 354.

DISCLAIMER: When you attend the UH Maui College and University Center, Maui Commencement ceremonies, you enter an area where photography, audio recording, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to such media recording and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, and inclusion on websites. You further waive all rights you may have to any claims in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting or other publication.


Please remember, if you plan to participate in our on-campus commencement ceremony, please see the necessary guidelines below:

  • Please use the Wahine Pio entrance across from the MACC...all other entrances will be closed
  • Report to Paina Dining Hall for further check-in instructions
  • At this time we are not restricting the number of guests, but will adhere to all current county mandates
    • All graduates must participate in official regalia. The use of Kihei over regalia will be permitted.
      Improperly dressed graduates will be turned away
      • Face coverings are not mandatory and may be worn at the discretion of attendees…again, but we will adhere to all current county mandates
      • Please follow all posted and verbal instructions
      • Several Picture-taking stations will be provided under the solar parking structures after the ceremony has completed. 
        Absolutely no lei giving will be allowed until after the ceremony and at the designated picture taking areas.
      For Questions or More Information, Please Contact…
      UH Maui College Graduates UH Distance Program Graduates
      Albert Paschoal
      Director of Student Life
      Phone: (808) 984-3434
      University Center
      Phone: (808) 984-3523



      Don’t forget Regalia is the UH Maui Bookstore in person or online at

      Black Graduation Gown Set ($54.95)
      Black Graduation Gown Set - Includes gown sized to height, cap & University of Hawaii-Maui College tassel with current year signet.

      Custom Black Graduation Gown Set ($54.95)
      Custom Black Graduation Gown Set - Includes a more loose-fitting gown sized to height, cap & University of Hawaii - Maui College Tassel with current year signet.

      Ala Carte items:

      University of Hawaii - Maui College Tassel  ($9.95)
      Only order this in addition to the "Black Graduation Gown Set" if you wish to have an additional tassel

      Black Graduation Cap Surefit - one size fits most  ($15.95)
      Black Graduation Cap with elastic fitting - one size fits most. Select this item only if you would like a Cap.

      Black Graduation Cap XL  ($15.95)
      Black Graduation Cap XL. Select this item only if you would like a Cap.

      Phi Theta Kappa Honors Stole ($34.95)*

      Phi Theta Kappa Honors Cord ($19.95)*

      Phi Theta Kappa Honors Tassel ($14.95)*

      *You must be a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Psi Sigma Chapter member in good standing to order the PTK honors regalia. For questions about PTK, please email Shawna Pabingwit at*

      You have 2 options to purchase your Regalia:

      Option 1: Stop by the Bookstore Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm & Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

      Option 2: Place your order via the UHMC Bookstore's website at:

      Orders are usually processed within 1-2 business days from an order being placed.

      Students who select the "Pick Up at Store" option will receive an email from the bookstore when the order has been processed and is ready for pickup. Instructions on how to pick up the order will be included in the email.

      Students who select "FEDEX-HAWAII" will receive an email from the bookstore that will include a tracking number, from FEDEX, once the order has been processed.

      The bookstore utilizes FEDEX for shipping orders so students will need to provide a street address for their order to be delivered to as FEDEX cannot deliver to a PO Box or military APO address.

      The last day for students to select the "FEDEX-HAWAII" option will be FRIDAY MAY 3, 2024. Students who place an order with the "FEDEX-HAWAII" option AFTER this date may not receive their order in time.

      All orders with the "Pick UP at Store"option will need to be picked up no later than WEDNESDAY MAY 8, 2024 by 3:00 pm.

      **Please note that all Graduation Merchandise are sold on a first come first served basis and are not eligible for refunds/exchanges.**



      Stay tuned…more info to come!


      The safety of our students and staff are of the utmost of importance and at the forefront of all of our decisions. With that said, procedures will be utilized in a manner which adheres to all current safety precautions, including strict social distancing guidelines and the required use of approved face coverings, with the exception of when you are actively getting photographed.  

      Again, congratulations on your wonderful achievement and look forward to seeing you soon!