Doctoral Hooding Ceremonies

  • May 16, 2024
  • 12:30 pm
  • Linda K. Paresky (LKP) Conference Center, A-310

Each doctoral candidate will be individually recognized for their accomplishments and draped with a hood by their respective program director. The ceremony also includes a faculty and student speech, and concludes with a reception and social in the University Fens Cafe.

Doctoral candidates are invited to bring up to 2 guests to the hooding ceremony and reception. 

Due to the expected number of doctoral candidates graduating in May 2024, we are splitting the programs between two ceremonies. Find your program in one of the following lists to determine which ceremony you should attend.

Hooding Ceremony #1
12:30 pm – 2 pm, reception to follow

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Doctor of Social Work (Completed August 2023)
  • PhD in Behavior Analysis
  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • PhD in Health Professions Education
  • PhD in Library and Information Science
  • PhD in Social Work

Hooding Ceremony #2
3:30 pm – 5 pm, reception to follow

  • Doctor of Social Work (Completed October 2023 - May 2024)

Questions about the hooding ceremonies may be emailed to [email protected].

The deadline to RSVP for the Hooding Ceremony is April 15, 2024.

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