Registrar and Advising


Henderson State University is still in the planning stages for May 2020 commencement. Final times and other event information will be available by March 1. 

May 2020 commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 8 in the Wells Center Gymnasium.

Students completing an Associate, Bachelor or any degree from the Graduate School are encouraged to participate in commencement.  


There will be two ceremonies. 

  • 9 a.m. - College of Business & Teachers College (Graduates and Guests May Begin Arriving at 7 a.m.)
  • TBD - College of Arts & Sciences (Graduates & Guests May Begin Arriving at TBD)

For more information about commencement contact the Office of the Registrar at


Early arrival is recommended for guests and graduates. The Wells Center Gymnasium will be open beginning at 7 a.m. Please pay close attention to the signs upon entering the Wells Center. Graduates should proceed immediately to the check-in station upon arrival. 

Commencement is a special event for our graduates and their guests. No signs will be allowed in the Wells Center Gymnasium so that we can ensure everyone in the gym can see. 

Registrar Office Hours During Commencement 

The Registrar's Office will be closed starting at 1 p.m. on May 5. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, May 11.