Hooding will Take Place in Jadwin Gym at 4:30pm

Due to inclement weather, the Hooding Ceremony will be held in Jadwin Gym. All degree recipients and guests should go Jadwin. Please note that Jadwin Gym is a wheelchair accessible location and please let your guests know that the ceremony has been moved to Jadwin Gym.

Please report to Jadwin Gym no later than 3:45 p.m. wearing your cap and gown. The Hooding ceremony will start promptly at 4:30pm.

If you purchased standard regalia, you will receive your hood on-stage during the ceremony. If you purchased faculty-quality regalia, please carry the hood on your arm, and give it to the person at center stage when it’s your turn to be hooded. Your cap should be worn with the short point in the front, tassel on left front. All participants must be in full regalia.

Please bring the white card that was in your packet with your name clearly printed as it should be pronounced and, in the case of Ph.D. recipients, the name of your department and faculty member if a faculty member will be hooding you. You will carry this card on stage and hand it to the dean at the podium when it’s your turn to be hooded. 

Master’s and Ph.D. recipients who be hooded by the Chief Marshal will be directed to the degree recipients seating area upon arrival at Jadwin. For Ph.D. recipients who will have a faculty hood them, please connect with your faculty member in the Jadwin lobby (the right side of the lobby) and then proceed to the degree recipients seating area to be seated.

Marshals and University Staff will be available to help degree recipients and guests get seated. Please don’t hesitate to ask for assistance from the staff, they are easily identified by their orange Graduate School shirts and Graduate School T-shirts.

The location of Jadwin Gym can be found on the Hooding Ceremony campus map. Parking is available in lot 21 next to Jadwin Gym and can be found on the Parking & Transportation Map.