Commencement Info

Fall 2019 Commencement for Howard Payne University will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 7, 2019

Important Dates

Monday, December 2, through Friday, December 6 – Caps and Gowns may be picked up in the Registrar’s Office.

Friday, December 6– The Chime Out ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. (The Office of Student Life will email information to December 2019 candidates for Graduation in November.)

Saturday, December 7 – Commencement practice will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. at L.J. Mims Auditorium.  (Commencement instructions will be mailed to December 2019 candidates for graduation around the first of November.) The Commencement ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Commencement Location

L.J. Mims Auditorium
Center Ave./Wilson Walkway
Brownwood, TX 76801

Livestreaming of Chime Out and Commencement

Do you have friends and family who will be unable to attend Chime Out and Commencement? They can watch both events online!

The events will be livestreamed at at the following dates and times:

Chime Out: Friday, December 6, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.
Commencement: Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

Video will also be available for viewing at after the events conclude. Contact HPU’s Office of University Marketing and Communications at or 325-649-8187 with any questions.