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Commencement 2016

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Onward with Faithful Courage

Complimentary tickets are required for this event, and must be picked up in advance. Each undergraduate candidate for graduation is permitted a maximum of two guest tickets (the graduate will be required to show their Passport Card for entry).

Tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets may be picked up during normal office hours (8:30am-7:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:00am-4:00pm Saturday) from April 28 to May 5 at the R.G. Wanek Center Philanthropy tables.

August and December 2015 candidates for graduation who are not able to pick up tickets at the designated locations are asked to contact the Campus Concierge at (336) 841-4636.

Baccalaureate

Complimentary tickets are required for this event, and must be picked up in advance. Each undergraduate day candidate for graduation is permitted a maximum of two guest tickets (the graduate will be required to show their Passport Card for entry).

Tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets may be picked up during normal office hours (8:30am-7:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:00am-4:00pm Saturday) from April 28 to May 5 at the R.G. Wanek Center Philanthropy tables.

August and December 2015 candidates for graduation who are not able to pick up tickets at the designated locations are asked to contact the Campus Concierge at (336) 841-4636.

Baccalaureate is for High Point University undergraduate day candidates for graduation, their families and guests, and university faculty, staff, students and special guests. It is not open to the general public.

Graduation Ceremony

Tickets are not required for the Graduation Ceremony, unless there is inclement weather (see rain plan).

The Graduation Ceremony is for High Point University candidates for graduation, their families and guests, and university faculty, staff, students and special guests. It is not open to the general public.

In the event of inclement weather,

  • The Graduation Ceremony will be held in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center and will be delayed until 9:30 a.m. Due to space limitations in the Millis Center, each candidate for graduation is permitted a maximum of two rain guest tickets (the graduate will be required to show their Passport Card).  Rain Tickets may be picked up during normal office hours (8:30am-7:00pm Monday-Friday and 10:00am-4:00pm Saturday) from April 28 to May 5 at the R.G. Wanek Center philanthropy tables.
  • In the event of rain, the Graduation Ceremony will also be broadcast via closed-circuit television at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, the Wanek Center Extraordinaire Cinema, and Phillips Hall Francis Auditorium.

Additional Resources

Official HPU Press Release

Photography and video for the Graduation Ceremony

Highlights from 2015 and 2014

Previous Graduation Speakers at HPU

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