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 August 2023 graduation, Doctoral candidates who complete their degrees by the August 2023 deadlines are invited to participate in the Hooding Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023 at 4:00 pm in the Armstrong Pavilion. 

Please review the Steps to Graduation information for more dates and details. 

 

May 2022 Hooding Ceremony

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