Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Group of graduate students with their diplomas Group of graduate students with their diplomas
 Doctoral graduate student at May graduation ceremony  Doctoral graduate student at May graduation ceremony
 Doctoral student and their family at May commencement  Doctoral student and their family at May commencement
 Line of doctoral degree candidates at May commencement  Line of doctoral degree candidates at May commencement
 Doctoral students with their hoods waiting to be hooded during December graduation  Doctoral students with their hoods waiting to be hooded during December graduation
Picture of a doctoral student with their hooding professor, shaking hands with President Crawford at December graduation Picture of a doctoral student with their hooding professor, shaking hands with President Crawford at December graduation

To honor students receiving the doctoral degree, the Graduate School holds a ceremony celebrating the successful completion of their studies. The hooding ceremony is a special occasion and students are encouraged to invite their friends and family members to the event.

For the May 2021 graduation, Doctoral candidates who complete their degrees by the May 2021 deadlines are invited to participate in the May Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:00 am in the Armstrong Pavilion. The May 2021 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be livestreamed via the Graduate School Youtube channel on May 15, 2021 beginning at 10:00 am EST. Closed captioning for this ceremony can be access on a mobile device at MiamiOH.edu/PhDcaptions.

Click on the link to view the interactive program of our May 2021 Doctoral graduates!

View the interactive program for our graduating Masters students by Division:

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Creative Arts

College of Education, Health and Society

College of Engineering and Computing

Farmer School of Business

For the August 2021 graduation, Doctoral candidates who complete their degrees by either the May 2021 or August 2021 deadlines are invited to participate in the August Hooding Ceremony on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm location TBD.

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2020 Hooding Ceremony Video