Hooding Ceremony

Student being hooded at ceremony

Hooding Ceremony & Commencement

Fall 2018:  Friday, December 14

Congratulations on completing your graduate degree!  We look forward to celebrating with you!

Hooding Ceremony

The Graduate School Hooding Ceremony will be held at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at 8:00 AM. We ask all students to arrive no later than 7:15 AM, and faculty no later than 7:30 AM.

Line up starts at 7:30 AM and processional begins promptly at 8:00 AM. Faculty and students participating in the hooding ceremony must be in full academic regalia.

If you are a graduating student or graduate faculty member, please RSVP.


Hooding Reception

Congratulations Graduate School Graduates! The Graduate School will host a reception immediately following the Hooding Ceremony for Graduate School faculty, administrators, graduating Graduate School students and their guests at the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC). Please stop in and share in the fun and festivities. 

Commencement Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the James Brown Arena.

All graduating students must be in the arena no later than 1:00 PM. As part of the ceremony, each student will walk across the stage and be recognized. In order to accomplish this, each student is assigned to a specific section prior to entering the arena. Please locate your name on the posted marching order at the arena and line up accordingly.

Students and faculty participating in the Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony should visit the Augusta University Graduation website for additional information and important instructions.