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Commencement 2016

Candidates for Graduation Information

Candidates for Graduation Information

Baccalaureate:  Graduates should arrive by 3:15pm, in cap and gown, to the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church on May 6. 

Commencement:  Graduates should arrive by 8:15am, in cap and gown, to the Kester International Promenade on May 7.

  • Undergraduate candidates for graduation must submit a graduation application to the University Registrar’s Office by March 14, 2016. Applications are available in the University Registrar’s Office and online at highpoint.edu/registrar.
  • Graduate School candidates for spring completion should apply for graduation in the Graduate School by February 12, 2016.

Candidates for graduation must notify the University Registrar Office if they do not plan to attend the Graduation Ceremony. Any candidate for graduation who is unable to attend the Graduation Ceremony must provide the University Registrar a current address so that their diploma may be mailed.

Diplomas will reflect first name, middle name/initial, last name, and any applicable suffix as submitted by application to the University.  Diploma pickup will be in the Slane Center following the Commencement Ceremony until 1:30pm.

Commencement caps, gowns, and hoods must be ordered by March 18, 2016. Please follow this link to order your cap, gown, and hood. The High Point Campus bookstore will be open Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. and remain open until 3:00 p.m.  Academic Regalia pick-up will begin by April 8th at the bookstore.  Questions about academic regalia can be directed to Michaele Craven, (336) 841-9221 or AM470@bncollege.com.

 

Graduation Announcements and Rings

Balfour is High Point University’s official vendor for graduation announcements and rings. Orders can be placed online at www.balfour.com or by calling 1-877-225-3687. 

Contact the Campus Bookstore at 336-841-9221 with questions.

 

Additional Resources

Photography and video for the Graduation Ceremony

Highlights from 2015 and 2014

Previous Graduation Speakers at HPU

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