Starts at 9:45am The Ceremony Starts at 10:00am

2025 Commencement

At Hampton University, we take pride in recognizing the outstanding achievements of our students during our commencement ceremony. It’s a time-honored tradition that marks the culmination of years of hard work and dedication.
This year, we are pleased to announce that all schools will come together to share in this special occasion. As a unified institution, we believe in celebrating the collective accomplishments of our diverse student body.

Join us on Sunday, May 12th, as we gather at the esteemed Hampton University Convocation Center to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.
We invite you to join us in honoring our students’ achievements and inspiring them as they embark on the next phase of their journey. Together, let’s celebrate success and the limitless possibilities that lie ahead.
We look forward to seeing you at Commencement 2024.

Future Alumni Spotlight


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Our commencement ceremony is professionally photographed for future promotional use. These images capture the essence of the event, showcasing the achievements of our students and the vibrancy of Hampton University. They are utilized across various platforms to highlight our academic excellence and inspire future scholars.

To Our Guests (Friends and Family)

Commencement 2024 – HUPD Traffic & Parking Guidance

The Hampton University Police Department congratulates all the graduating members of the Class of 2024. We hope you feel HUPD’s work providing a safe and secure campus contributed to the great outcome you have achieved and celebrate.

Your Commencement will be the biggest HU event of the year, and with that comes traffic and parking challenges. HUPD urges you to read and consider the below information.

All Participants:

  • Arrive early – give yourself plenty of time.
  • Help reduce congestion – reduce vehicle numbers and ride share as much as possible.
  • Consider using the free shuttle buses from the downtown Hampton parking garages, where parking is free, see attached imagery for pick up and drop off locations.
  • Use I-64 exit 268 Mallory St. to arrive and depart by way of the V.A. hospital, to avoid the congestion on Settlers Landing Rd, Wm. R. Harvey Way and Emancipation D

Hampton University
154th Commencement Ceremony

May 12, 2024

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The Commencement ceremonies will premiere May 14, 2023 at 10AM.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Graduation Information

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Please Note:

In an effort to ensure the health and safety of all participants and attendees, proof of the COVID-19 vaccination will be required for graduates and all attendees.  Only fully vaccinated individuals may attend. The vaccination requirement includes children. If a child is not of vaccination age, he or she may not attend.

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