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.

Doctoral candidates who complete their degrees by August 2020 deadlines are invited to participate in the August Graduate School Hooding Ceremony on Friday, August 14, 2020. The event will be held online starting at 4:00 PM EST. Click on the link to view the interactive program of our 2020 doctoral graduates!

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2020 Hooding Ceremony Video