CTAHR | Academics | Convocation




The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) invites you to the Spring 2022 Graduation Convocation.  We welcome our graduates, their family and friends, faculty, staff, and alumni to join us for a night of celebration!

WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2022

WHERE: Kennedy Theatre

TIME: 5:00 pm - CTAHR Convocation

      • Welcome Slide Show
      • Dean's Remarks
      • CTAHR Student Speakers
      • Announcement of Graduates
      • Closing Remarks
      • Class Photo

Why should I attend this convocation?

This is a great opportunity to be recognized for your achievements in an intimate setting.

What is the difference between CTAHR's Graduation Convocation and the University's Commencement Ceremony?

CTAHR's Graduation Convocation is an intimate graduation ceremony just for students in this College. It will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 5:00 pm HST at the UH Manoa Kennedy Theatre. Graduating students have received an email with a link to register for the CTAHR Convocation by April 23, 2022.

The University's Commencement Ceremony includes students from across the UH Manoa campus. This year CTAHR will share the Commencement ceremony with the College of Social Science, School of Ocean & Earth Science and Technology, and the William S. Richardson School of Law. The ceremony will take place on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 5:00 pm HST at the SimpliFi Arena in the Stan Sheriff Center.

You must register to participate in the University's Commencement Ceremony by May 1, 2022, at the following website: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/commencement/.

What should my family and friends wear?

There is no suggested attire for your family and friends. They can wear whatever they feel most comfortable in. Generally, guests wear aloha attire.

What should I wear to the graduation convocation?

This is your opportunity to celebrate!  Feel free to wear your CTAHR Stole or other graduation attire.  

Where can I find photos of convocation?

Photos will be posted to the CTAHR Flickr Photo Album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ctahr/albums. Please allow one week for full upload. All photos are available for free download.  

What type of refreshments are provided?

Due to COVID-19, refreshments will not be provided.

Where can my family and friends park?

Commuter Services will provide two complimentary parking passes per graduating student for Zone 13. After 4:00 pm on the day of Convocation, you may park anywhere upper campus. Passes will be available for pick up during the first week of May. Additional paid parking is available in the green visitor parking stalls or the lower campus parking structure. Please see the website: http://manoa.hawaiiedu/commuter/visitor.php.

Who can I contact for more information or to ask questions about this event?

If you have any questions, comments or would like to contribute to this event, please contact CTAHR ASAO Manager of Student Services, Herbenia Bowen, at herbenia@hawaii.edu or (808) 956-6733.