Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

    What: A separate Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony, held before the regular graduation ceremony.  The Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony is a special acknowledgement for students who have attained their Doctoral degrees, and for the friends and family who have supported them.

    When: Friday, May 16, 2014, beginning at 4 pm.

    Where: Hermann Hall Auditorium, 3241 S. Federal St.

    Required Information: If you will be attending, please include your full name, phone number, preferred email address, department (including area of study – example, BChS and Chemistry or ECE and Computer Engineering), thesis title, and thesis advisor(s). Also include the approximate number of guests you will be bringing. Email them to

    Guests: You may bring as many guests as you like and you do not need tickets – for Friday’s ceremony only, the Saturday graduation has a different policy.

    Regalia: You should pick up your regalia (cap & gown) at the Graduate Salute, April 28 & 29, noon - 7, in Hermann Hall Ballroom.

    The hood will be presented at the ceremony.

    Deadline: Please respond by Monday, March 31, 2014.

    Contact: Julia Chase or 312.567.3647 with any questions

    Please Note: Filling out the Commencement RSVP for Registrar is different from responding to the Hooding Ceremony. If you wish to attend both, you must respond separately!

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