Commencement Info

December 2018 Commencement for Howard Payne University
will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018

Important Dates

Monday, September 3 – Deadline to complete Graduation Application and Diploma, Cap and Gown order form.
The form may be completed in GATEWAY, online or picked up in the Registrar’s Office.

Monday, December 3, through Friday, December 7 – Caps and Gowns may be picked up in the Registrar’s Office.

Friday, December 7 – Chime Out (The Office of Student Life will e-mail information to December 2018 candidates for
Graduation around the first of November)

Saturday, December 8 – Commencement practice will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Brownwood Coliseum.
(Commencement instructions will be mailed to December 2018 candidates for graduation around the first of November)


Brownwood Coliseum
500 E Baker
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 7, at 6:00 p.m.
Commencement: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 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.