The University Doctoral Ceremony recognizes Doctoral candidates from all colleges.

The following degrees will be conferred at this Ceremony: PhD, EdD, AuD, DBA, DMD, DNP, DPM, DPT, JD, LLM, and SJD.

All participants are individually recognized while being hooded on stage.

University Doctoral Ceremony
  • DATE & TIME: Friday, August 7, 2pm-4pm, processional at 1:30pm.
  • LOCATION: Stephen C. O’Connell Center.
  • GRADUATE ASSEMBLY: 12:30pm at Gate 4. Bring your name card, wear your regalia.
  • GUEST ARRIVAL: Doors open at 12:30pm at Gates 1 & 3.
  • TICKETS: Not Required.
  • REGALIA: Required.
  • CONTACT: Steph McBride,