Commencement

Spring 2014 Commencement
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 am UH West Oahu Campus Lower Courtyard
Commencement will be viewable live on the UH West Oahu website.

Graduates please see the Commencement Information for Graduates page regarding rehearsal and other details.

Hawaiian Grown Kitchen will be open, beverages only, from 9-11:30am on day of commencement, Saturday May 10, 2014.

PARKING

All campus parking will be free. Plan to arrive early, as there will be considerable congestion along the Farrington Highway entrance to the campus. Those needing disability parking are especially encouraged to arrive early.

TICKETS

NO Tickets will be issued. Guests may arrive at 9:00 am.

We strongly recommend that you arrive early, as the area will be sectioned off once we reach maximum capacity. If you need special accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at (808) 689-2900 by April 10, 2014.

NOTE: Balloons, signs/banners and strollers are not allowed into the seating area for safety reasons. Also, photographs and videos may be taken from your seats only.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Audience members can take photographs from their seats only. A photographer will take a photograph of each candidate receiving his/her diploma.

The University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu (UHWO) reserves the right to photograph/videotape participants and guests at commencement for purposes of publicizing the University's programs or for any other lawful purpose, including the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use as appropriate for public information without additional consideration or compensation. All photographs/videos become the property of UHWO.

LEI VENDORS

Several vendors selling flower lei will be on campus during the commencement ceremonies. The vendors will be located on the grass area in front of the Dining Commons.

Lei are currently available for pre-purchase and pick-up on commencement day from the UH West O‘ahu Kealaikahiki Native Hawaiian Student Support Services program.

AFTER THE CEREMONY

  • Meet your graduate by the appropriate alphabetical sign on the Great Lawn.
  • We recommend that you consider meeting those with physical disabilities at a location closer to the Campus Center.
  • Please do not block the walkway next to the rock wall and Great Lawn.