Walk-Thru Commencement Celebration

Friday, May 13, 2022

Kapi'olaniCC Campus

COMMENCEMENT CELEBRATION - Friday, May 13, 2022 @ Kapi'olaniCC Campus

The 2021-2022 Commencement Celebration will be held on campus. Graduates will be organized by programs and will participate in a 30 minute walk-through ceremony. This will NOT be a full sit-down ceremony, but the celebration will include processional, name reading, scroll presentation, conferral of degree, tassel turn, a lei zone and photo spots around campus.

A REQUEST: We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we try to plan Commencement while doing whatever we can to keep everyone safe and healthy. Mahalo.


  1. Check-in Time: You should have been emailed a check-in time. DO NOT BE LATE. Once the ceremony starts, we cannot add you in. Your Commencement Guests MUST be with you when you check in to get wristbands and line up. Go to our FAQs for the check in schedule: http://go.hawaii.edu/Grx

  2. Updates: You will be receiving email messages from the Commencement Team with detailed instructions and information. Please read them through carefully.


  • The Kapi'olani Bookstore is currently selling Cap & Gown sets, as well as Honor Cords, KCC Diploma Covers, and Valedictorian Stoles. Visit https://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc and click on "Grad Store."

    • If you qualify (or will qualify for Spring) for Honors or Valedictorian status, then you can purchase the cord or stole from the Bookstore directly.

  • KCC's Phi Theta Kappa will be renting out caps and gowns for a fee. They will be at Grad Fest (04/07 & 04/08) or email rancilio@hawaii.edu to put in a request. If you are interested in donating your cap and gown to Phi Theta Kappa after the celebration, we will be collecting them at the lobby of Lama Library.

Email kapcomm@hawaii.edu if you have questions or need additional information.