The Hendrix College community is looking forward to welcoming families to campus May 14, 2022 for the 138th Hendrix College Commencement. More information will be shared as details are finalized.
2021 Commencement ceremony
(May 15, 2021)
Class of 2020 Celebration
(May 14, 2021)
Honors Day Convocation
April 28, 11:10 a.m., Wellness and Athletics Center
recognizes the achievements of Hendrix students during the 2021-2022 academic
year. The convocation will be livestreamed at facebook.com/hendrixcollege.
Last Day of
Monday, May 2,
3:00 p.m., Staples Auditorium
Last Day of
Tuesday, May 10
Service with Rev. Ellen Alston ’82
Friday, May 13,
6:00 p.m., Staples Auditorium
parents, and guests are invited to the end of year service that is a farewell
to the seniors with a blessing from the Chaplain’s Office.
Commencement Exercises for Hendrix College
14, 9:00 a.m., Young-Wise Memorial Stadium
will be livestreamed at facebook.com/hendrixcollege.
Commencement 2022 is Saturday, May 14, at 9:00
a.m., in Young-Wise Memorial Stadium, weather permitting.
If inclement weather moves activities indoors, the single
outdoor event will become two indoor events in the Wellness and Athletics
Center Event Gym on Saturday, May 14:
Visit here to determine your student's area based on their major.
Commencement ceremony will be live-streamed at www.facebook.com/hendrixcollege.
Guests may park in all of the campus parking lots. ADA parking is available at the Wellness and Athletic Center. View the parking map.
Students who fail to meet more than two degree requirements
cannot participate. Students who cannot participate will be notified by Friday,
Students who have failed to satisfy two or fewer degree
requirements may request permission from the Registrar to participate in
the ceremony. However, students will not receive their diploma until their
degree requirements are completed.
Students may not be allowed to participate due to misconduct
or behavior not conforming to the standards of propriety congenial to the
College's heritage and aims, as well as to the laws of the state and nation.
Students with unresolved accounts with the Business Office
will not receive their diploma. The Business Office number is 501-450-1333.
Guests will not need tickets
for seating in Young-Wise Memorial Stadium.
The live-stream also will be online at facebook.com/hendrixcollege.
Seating is first come.
The four stadium gates will open at 7:30 a.m. where seating will be available
on the field and in the stadium bleachers.
Please note that high
heels/spike heels are not allowed on the football field. They will damage the artificial turf and could cause
injury to the wearer. Much of the guest seating is on the field, so we strongly
recommend that all attendees follow this rule. Guests in heels will be asked to
sit in the bleachers.
How long is the Commencement ceremony?
procession of students begins outdoors at 9:00 a.m. and the ceremony lasts
approximately 2.5 hours.
Please add extra time to your trip to allow for traffic on
campus and parking.
Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the stadium and gymnasiums. Bottled
water will be available for guests.
We kindly ask guests to please enjoy your graduate’s moment from your seating
area, knowing that:
A photographer from Arkansas Candids will take photos of each student receiving
their diploma. All graduates will be photographed and can view proofs of the
photos at www.arkansascandids.com with no
obligation to purchase.
Please contact Christa Davis at 501-505-2961 or email@example.com for
more information about seating. ADA accessible parking is reserved in the
Wellness and Athletics Center parking lots.
Parents and families who make a gift of any size to the Hendrix Annual Fund during the 2021-2022
academic year will be recognized with their student, by name only, in the
Commencement program. To be included in the
program, gifts must be received at Hendrix by
Monday, April 4. Make a gift in honor of your student, at www.hendrix.edu/makeagift, mail a check with your student’s name on the memo line to
Hendrix College, Office of Advancement, 1600 Washington Avenue, Conway, AR
call Christa Davis at 501-505-2961.
Visit the Spirit Store in the SLTC or online to
order regalia. The Spirit Store carries a variety of sizes and lengths in store
that students can try on before purchasing. Master of Arts in Accounting
students will receive information about regalia from the department chair.
Hendrix graduation announcements are available to order through the Hendrix
Spirit Store in a choice of two different designs. The
announcements will be printed by a local vendor and delivered to campus for
pick-up. Samples of each design will be available in the Spirit Store, and
preview images are available online.
student would like a class ring, visit www.balfour.com/arkansas/conway/hendrix-college.
Graduates must be checked out of Hendrix College housing by 12:00 noon
on Sunday, May 15. Students may make a Late Stay Request if they cannot be out by noon on
May 15, by emailing their Area Coordinator no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday,
April 29. Learn more about the Residence Life
Information about area lodging and dining is provided on our Conway Hotels & Restaurants page.
Questions about Commencement can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Academic Affairs at 501-450-1273.