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Commencement 2016

Graduate Assembly Instructions

Graduates participating in the Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremonies will need to arrive early to each event wearing their cap, gown and tassel in order to be placed in the line of march.

Baccalaureate: Assemble in cap and gown no later than 3:15 pm at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church on May 6. Graduates do not need to be in alphabetical order for the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Commencement: Assemble in cap and gown no later than 8:15 am according to the following zone breakdown and on posters displayed on the Kester International Promenade on May 7.

ZONE BREAKDOWN (the breakdown is by alphabetical order in a degree category. The alphabet range on the degree signs indicates the first letter of the degree candidate’s last name.)

Zone # 1 – All graduate Candidates, including the DEd Candidates

(the DEd Candidates come first in the line of march for graduate students followed by MA, MAT, MBA, & MED)

 

BA Candidates

Zone #2 – BA Candidates with the first letter of the surname beginning with A & B

Zone #3 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with C & D, through Desmond

Zone #4 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with D, starting with DeVito through all of E & F

Zone #5 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with G & H

Zone #6 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with I, J, K, & L

Zone #7 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with M & N

Zone #8 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with O, P, Q, & R

Zone #9 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with S

Zone #10 – BA Candidates with surname beginning with T, U, V, W, Y, & Z

 

BS Candidates

Zone #11 – BS Candidates with the first letter of the surname beginning with A, B, & C

Zone #12 – BS Candidates with surname beginning with D, E, F, G, & H

Zone #13 – BS Candidates with surname beginning with J, K, L, M, N, & O

Zone #14 – BS Candidates with surname beginning with P, R, & S

Zone #15 – BS Candidates with surname beginning with T, V, W, & Z

 

BSBA Candidates (This groups lines up behind the BS Candidates and are seated behind the BS Candidates)

Zone #16 – BSBA Candidates with the first letter of the surname beginning with A, B, & C

Zone #17 – BSBA Candidates with surname beginning with D, E, F, & G

Zone #18 – BSBA Candidates with surname beginning with H, I, J, K, & L

Zone #19 – BSBA Candidates with surname beginning with M, N, O, & P

Zone #20 – BSBA Candidates with surname beginning with R, & S

Zone #21 – BSBA Candidates with surname beginning with T, W, Y, & Z

 

 

Commencement_Map for site

 

Additional Resources

Photography and video for the Graduation Ceremony

Highlights from 2015 and 2014

Previous Graduation Speakers at HPU

Senior Profiles

Sean Danielczyk
Class of 2016 Profile: Sean Danielczyk Commissions into Army Reserves
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Madison Sneed
Class of 2016 Profile: Madison Sneed Works for ADP
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Commencement Weekend 2015 Photostream