Grad Finale

Mark your calendars for this celebratory event prior to the commencement ceremony for all approved candidates! Summer 2023 Candidates may attend anytime during the dates and times listed below:

Thursday, July 6 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, July 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

in the CBU Events Center

Regalia Distribution (Bachelor's and Master's Only, Doctoral will be pre-ordered and shipped directly to Candidates)

Bring your ID card (or know your ID number) and pick up your cap, gown, tassel, and hood (if you are a Master's candidate). Regalia is free of charge; no pre-ordering necessary. You may send a friend or family member to pick it up for you. They will need to know your Student ID#, your height, your weight, and degree you are receiving.

Doctoral Candidates may still attend but will have pre-ordered their regalia through their colleges/schools and it will be shipped directly to them. Doctoral Candidates will not pick their regalia up at this event.

Exclusive Grad Bundles AVAILABLE AT GRAD FINALE!
 Special pricing on grad items like frames and stoles and Blue and Gold Bundles will happen the week of Grad Finale! You can buy online or in person through the Campus Store!

CBU Stoles
CBU stoles are included in the Blue or Gold Grad Bundles or for $40 at the Campus Store. CBU stoles are optional regalia for all graduates.

Great Commission Stoles
If you have participated in a CBU International Service Project (ISP), you are eligible to wear a Great Commission Stole during the commencement ceremony. You may purchase a stole for $40 at the Campus Store. 

Name Pronunciation
Stop by our name pronunciation and recording station to ensure we say your name correctly when you cross the stage!

Cap and Gown Portraits
This is your opportunity to take an official graduate or business portrait. We will provide Bachelor and Master Candidates with regalia for the pictures or you may dress in professional wear (Doctoral Candidates). Click here for more information. 

Class Rings and Pendants
Graduates will have the opportunity to view many beautiful styles of CBU class rings and pendants. Josten's will be there to assist with sizing and ordering merchandise. Discounts will be given to students purchasing a ring at this event. Click here for more information. 

Know What You Owe
Our Financial Aid staff will be available to assist graduates in understanding remaining student loan debt, consolidation options, payment options, and any other questions regarding loans.

Order Your Grad Flower Package
You can pre-order your grad flower package, flower lei, and kukui nut necklace for commencement. All proceeds from this sale will benefit the CBU International Service Projects.

Honor Cords and Military Cords
Pick up your Honor Cords (3.50 GPA or higher, Bachelor's Candidates only), and Veterans may pick up their red, white, and blue Military Cords.

Career Center
Our Career Center staff wants to see our graduates succeed. Representatives will be available to ensure graduates are made aware of the many services available to them.

Campus Store
Alumni items, CBU stoles and diploma frames are just a few of the items that will be available for purchase at this event.

Gift from Spiritual Life
Spiritual Life will be there to celebrate your achievement and provide you with a gift that keeps on giving long after you graduate. 

Gift from the Alumni Office
Show the world you're a CBU graduate with your new CBU alumni license plate frame.* The Alumni Office will be there to connect graduates with all the benefits of being a part of the CBU Alumni Association. *While supplies last.