UH Hilo Spring 2021 Commencement Celebration

Registration and Regalia

Register now to create your graduate profile.

Purchase graduation attire, diploma frames, and class rings from the UH Hilo Bookstore.

Apply to be the Spring 2021 Student Speaker

Interested in representing the graduating students of the Class of Spring 2021? The Student Speaker plays a very important role in the UH Hilo Spring 2021 Commencement Celebration, by contributing a 3 minute video message to be included in the celebration. View eligibility criteria.

Commencement Schedule

Saturday, May 15, 8:30 am – Via Zoom - Kīhei tying ceremony

This ceremony is reserved only for students and families that have participated in the kīhei orientation and will be done via Zoom.

Saturday, May 15th, 9:00 am - Virtual commencement presentation - Premiering Online

The video will premiere on Saturday, May 15 on the UH Hilo YouTube Channel and this page. This is a pre-recorded virtual presentation will include administration messages and the name cards of students. Students and families can watch it during and at any time following the premier.

Saturday, May 15, 10:00 am Drive-through commencement

The Drive-through ceremony will take place on Saturday, 5/15/2021 starting at 10:00 am for students and their ʻohana.