In order to participate in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, you must:Add your name to the December 2016 degree list by October 30. Take your final examination (defend) by November 11. Order academic attire (a mortarboard, tassel, gown, and hood) by November 16 at 10 p.m.. Register for to participate in the ceremony by November 28. Complete your dissertation deposit with the Graduate College Thesis Office by December 2. Obtain guest tickets from the Graduate College following deposit and registration.
If you are unsure of your plans at this time, but are considering participating in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, please order academic attire for you and your hooder and register for the ceremony now. You will not be charged the rental fee if academic attire is not picked up during the distribution period. Please note that if you will designate a hooder during registration for the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, your hooder must order regalia no later than November 21.