2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Royce Hall Auditorium


The 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held in Royce Hall on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.  This is the official ceremony for the award of the doctoral degree.

Graduates are welcome and encouraged to attend both this ceremony and the one conducted by their department or school.


Information for Candidates

Information for Faculty

Information for Guests



View the Webcast of the 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Photo Gallery

View the 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Photo Gallery

Printed Program

View the 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Printed Program

Keynote Speech

Read Dean Robin Garrell’s 2015 keynote speech

News Article

Read UCLA Awards 770 doctoral degrees

General Information

Visit the UCLA Commencement site to view the schedule of all UCLA commencement ceremonies, maps, hotel and restaurant guide, and services for the elderly and disabled guests.

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