The Graduate College

The Graduate College

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

The Graduate College is pleased to announce that the Spring 2022 Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 12 in Harrison Auditorium. The Ceremony will begin promptly at 10:30am.

The Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony will also be livestreamed. Please click here to view the livestream.

The Ph.D. hooding is a special tradition that recognizes graduates receiving a doctoral degree. At this event, each doctoral degree recipient for Spring 2022 will have the hood of the commencement regalia conferred by their advisor or other department faculty member.



Girl Reading Book (decorative)


Spring 2022 Graduate College Information Sessions


Feb. 8, 2022 @ 11:00 am EST

Mar. 8, 2022 @ 11:00 am EST

Apr. 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am EST

May 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am EST

Jun. 14, 2022 @ 11:00 am EST

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Graduate College News

  • January 2022: Janica Gordon, a Ph.D. student in the Applied Science & Technology program, won the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the 102nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.  Janica’s research presentation title was “The Effects of Trash, Residential Biofuel, and Open Biomass Burning Emissions on Local and Transported PM2.5 and Its Attributed Mortality in Africa.”