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Graduation will take place beginning at 6pm on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Stan Sheriff Center on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Hawaii Department of Education guidelines for in-person graduation ceremonies will be followed. Mahalo for your support of our Class of 2022!

Graduation Dress Code Update

Clear-Bag Policy

The University Administration announced on May 4, 2022, that the clear bag policy will be suspended for all graduation ceremonies this year.

Cap and Gown exchange date

Seniors: if your cap and/or gown does not fit you, come to the cafeteria on Thurs. May 5 during Rider Time to exchange it.  You must bring your cap/gown that you are exchanging. 

Graduation Update Letter 4.26.2022

Cap and Gown ordering deadline

The last day to order cap and gowns online is April 15, 2022.  

Go to, click on “My School Store” in the upper left corner to specify “Roosevelt High” in “Honolulu”, then click your way through to order. You can even shop on your smartphones or tablets.
The only thing you need to order for the graduation ceremony is the Cap and Gown Unit.  This includes the cap, gown, stole, & tassel.
Graduation caps and gowns will be distributed in school on April 14 during the Advisory period for those who have previously ordered.  All other items that you order will be sent to your home.  Orders placed after today may not make the April 14 distribution date and will be distributed at a later time.
Direct any questions re. your order to:  Patrick McNichols, JOSTENS HAWAII, 1-800-JOSTENS (567-8367)


Please familiarize yourself with this list of Prohibited Items for the Roosevelt graduation at the University of Hawaii Athletic Facilities. This includes the Stan Sheriff Center and lei giving field.
Let's respect our hosts by following these guidelines.


Rehearsal guidelines:
  • Must ATTEND ALL rehearsals ON TIME.
  • 2 tardies equals 1 absence
    • 1st tardy- tickets forfeited; referred to VP
    • 2nd tardy - student sent home and will not be allowed to participate in future rehearsals OR in the graduation ceremony.
  • 45+ minutes tardy equals 1 absence

May 16, 2022 

Graduation Rehearsal at RHS auditorium

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Last names A-L

10:15 am – 12:15 p.m. Last names M-Z

May 17, 2022

Graduation Rehearsal at RHS Auditorium

8:00 am -12:00 pm - ALL SENIORS

May 18, 2022

Graduation Rehearsal at RHS Auditorium

8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.  All seniors

May 19, 2022

1. Graduation Rehearsal at Stan Sheriff Center,

University of Hawaii  8:30 a.m.-12:30 pm ALL



2. GRADUATION – All participants return by


2022 Graduation Information Packet and Agreement Form

All students participating in the 2022 commencement ceremony must complete and submit the Agreement Form (page 10) of this packet after they have attended the graduation meeting on 12/10/21 or make up meeting. Submit forms to A3 or the main office by 3pm on JANUARY 5, 2022.

Class of 2022 Cap and Gown ordering

Class of 2022 students who are participating in the commencement ceremony need to order their cap and gowns by the end of February.  Those who order by the end of February will get their cap and gowns in school on March 31 during the Advisory period.


Starting April 1, an expedited fee will be added to orders.


The hard deadline for ordering online is April 15th – no orders after April 15th.


Order online at Jostens Hawaii.


To order ONLY the cap and gown:

Go to the link:

Click on the search icon (magnifying glass icon) at the top right corner of the screen.

In the SEARCH box, type in Cap and Gown Unit.

Click on:  Graduation - Cap & Gown - Cap & Gown Unit  listed under RESULTS FROM ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (1)

Follow instructions.  

(You may browse the Jostens site as you wish.)

Put your home address as the shipping address, though the cap and gowns will be sent to the school and distributed on March 31.  All other items will be shipped to your home.


Questions re. ordering may be directed to: JOSTENS HAWAII

1-800-JOSTENS (567-8367)