Homecoming (October 24-26)

Homecoming (October 24-26)

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Homecoming 2014 is October 24-26 and will celebrate 125 years of excellence at Howard Payne!


Online registration has closed. On site registration will be open at Mims Auditorium Friday from 12:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Alumni and Sports Hall of Fame Banquet is also completely sold out at this time. We look forward to seeing you this weekend!


Most hotels in the Brownwood and Early area have letting us know they are completely sold out. We recommend looking to the State Park, the Hideout Golf Course or the surrounding communities for lodging.

Additional information on lodging can be found on the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce and Early Chamber of Commerce websites.


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2014 Homecoming Schedule


Homecoming would not be possible this year without the following sponsors. We are incredibly thankful for their continued support of Howard Payne University.

  • Howard Payne University Alumni Association
  • Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Early Blooms & Things
  • Willie’s T’s
  • Underwood’s Cafeteria
  • 96.9 FM – The Breeze
  • Big Country Ford
  • Painter & Johnson Financial
  • TexasBank
  • Mills County State Bank
  • Early Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr Pepper
  • Brownwood Music
  • adidas
  • Ozarka
  • Safe Retirement Experts
  • Jacob’s Family Pharmacy
  • Porter Insurance Agency
  • Common Grounds Coffeehouse and Deli
  • Food Plaza
  • Loadcraft
  • Citizen’s National Bank
  • Robnett – Integra Insurance Services
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December 2014 Commencement

December 2014 Commencement

  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Brownwood Coliseum, Brownwood Texas
  • 500 E. Baker

December 2014 Commencement
for Howard Payne University will be
10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014

Important Dates:

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 – Deadline to complete Graduation Application and Diploma, Cap and Gown Order form. The form may be completed online or picked up in the Registrar’s Office.

Monday, December 8th thru Friday, December 12th, 2014 – Caps and Gowns may be picked up in the Registrar’s Office. Registrar’s Office hours for the week of December 8th thru December 12th are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, December 12, 2014 – Chime Out (The Office of Student Life will mail information to December, 2014 candidates for graduation around the 13th of November.)

Saturday, December 13, 2014 – Commencement practice will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Brownwood Coliseum. (Commencement instructions will be mailed to December 2014 candidates for graduation around the 13th of November.)

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