The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa will host its 108th commencement ceremonies on May 11.
Approximately 2,200 students are registered to participate in both ceremonies. UH anticipates heavy traffic on Dole Street, University Avenue and other roads leading from campus.
The first ceremony will start at 9 a.m., and graduates are required to report for the ceremony at 8 a.m. The estimated end time for the ceremony is 11:30 a.m.
Undergraduates and degree candidates from the listed schools and colleges will be participating in the 9 a.m. ceremony:
College of Arts & Humanities
College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
College of Natural Sciences
College of Social Sciences
College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources
Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology
School of Pacific & Asian Studies
The second ceremony will start at 3 p.m., and graduates are required to report for the ceremony at 2:30 p.m. The estimated end time for the ceremony is 6 p.m.
Undergraduates and degree candidates from the listed schools and colleges will be participating in the 3 p.m. ceremony:
College of Education
College of Engineering
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, including Public Health
School of Architecture
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
School of Travel Industry Management
Shidler College of Business
William S. Richardson School of Law
After the Ceremony:
The graduates will be by their appropriate alphabetical sign on the following fields:
A-K: Clarence T. C. Ching Complex
L-Z: Les Murakami Baseball Stadium
Guests with special needs may want to consider meeting graduates at a location closer to the Stan Sheriff Center.
Guests will be asked to clear the fields by 12:30 p.m. for the 9 a.m. ceremony, and 7 p.m. for the 3:30 p.m. ceremony.
Michael Bennett, an NFL player for the New England Patriots, will be speaking at both ceremonies. He attended college at Texas A&M. The NFL player has won the Super Bowl and two National Football Conference games. He also was announced as the Pro Bowl Defensive MVP in 2015. In 2007, he was selected to the honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference team at defensive end.