Graduation Central


Commencement ceremonies are held on the first Saturday after classes end, at Willow Meadows Baptist Church, located at 4300 W. Bellfort, Houston, Texas 77035. The ceremony will begin at 10:30am, but graduates should arrive no later than 9:00am. Below is the full schedule for the day of graduation.

8:30 am Individual student photos (by appointment)
9:00am All students must arrive to robe
9:45am Student group photo – any graduate not dressed in regalia will be omitted from the picture)
10:00am Students will line up and receive processional instructions
10:30am Processional begins

Students will be able to pick up their caps and gowns at the school approximately one week prior to graduation. They should call to make an appointment to pick up and try on their regalia. Students are responsible for bringing their regalia with them on the day of graduation. After the graduation ceremony, all rented regalia must be returned to an HGST staff member.

Professional individual gradation photos in regalia will by offered by appointment only on the morning of graduation. Proofs of individual photographs will be available on the photographer’s website along with package ordering information. Please check back for more information about receiving your photos from graduation. Group photos will be provided to each graduate at no extra charge.

If you are interested in ordering an HGST ring, you may find out more about the ring options we offer by visiting the HGST Bookstore.