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UCLA Graduate Division

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony - Commencement Overview 2015

The 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held in Royce Hall on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm.

Graduates are welcome and encouraged to attend both this ceremony and the one conducted by their department or school. For eligibility, ceremony participation, guest & waitlist tickets, please visit the Information for Candidates page. Please note: this is the one official ceremony for the award of the doctoral degree.

Visit the UCLA Commencement site to view the schedule of call commencement ceremonies, maps, hotel and restaurant guide.

2014 Doctoral Hooding Facts

Number of graduates who filed dissertations in 2014:  794

Number of graduates who participated in the 2014 ceremony:  279

Number of faculty who participated in the 2014 ceremony:  136

Disability Access

If you have a disability and will need special assistance to participate in or attend the ceremony, please visit the UCLA Commencement – Disability Access website.

There will be an interpreter for the hearing-impaired at the hooding ceremony.