Hooding and Commencement

Princeton University will reschedule Commencement 2021 to Sunday, May 16, with the goal of hosting an outdoor ceremony at Princeton Stadium for all seniors and graduate students earning their degrees. A virtual Hooding Ceremony for graduate students and their families will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Registration details will be available shortly, and the Graduate School will send updates as they become available. 

Regalia will not be needed for the virtual Hooding ceremony. Regalia is required for students participating in Commencement, and may be purchased by contacting Harden and Associates - princeton.shopoakhalli.com

Faculty-quality Regalia is custom-made Regalia manufactured specifically for you. This Regalia is manufactured for long-term usage, and with proper care, could last your entire academic or teaching career. It adheres strictly to the requirements set down by the Intercollegiate Code. The cost of Faculty-quality Regalia is approximately $950. If you intend to purchase Faculty-quality Regalia, you must contact Harden & Associates before the deadline of Friday, April  2, 2021. A virtual Pre-Sale for Faculty-quality Regalia will be held on Thursday, March 4 through Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Appointments may be made for the virtual Pre-Sale and questions may be answered by visiting hardenandassociates.com. Standard Regalia is manufactured for a one-time use and can be kept as a memento. If you intend to purchase Standard Regalia, you must do so through Harden & Associates. In order to receive a Standard Hood, the complete set of Regalia must be ordered. Harden & Associates representatives are available to take your order over the phone at 800-228-7935.

If you have any questions regarding Hooding and Commencement please contact gradevents@princeton.edu.