2019 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony


Thursday, June 13, 2019

Royce Hall Auditorium


Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at Royce Hall filled graduates, faculty and guests

The 2019 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held in Royce Hall on Thursday, June 13, 2019 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


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 webpage.


View the 2019 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Webcast

Photo Gallery

View the 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Photo Gallery

Printed Program

View the 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Printed Program

Keynote Speech

Read Vice Provost/Dean Robin Garrell’s 2018 Keynote Speech

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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