Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

October 21, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Rutgers Athletic Center (The RAC)

83 Rockafeller Rd
Louis Brown Athletic Center (RAC), Livingston Campus
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Event Description

The Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

Graduates should arrive by 9:00 am, and the celebration will begin at 10:00 am, at the Rutgers Athletic Center (the RAC), Livingston Campus, Piscataway.

Our celebration will focus on recognizing Doctoral graduates individually. Graduates can invite their advisor(s) to hood them at the ceremony. Designated hooders will be on stage for any graduate who does not have their advisor(s) in attendance.

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You Must Register By October 1st In Order To Attend!


You are eligible to participate if:

  • You were a graduate who received a Doctoral Degree and you graduated between October 2019 and May 2021
  • Degrees include:
    • Ph.D.
    • EDD
    • DMA
    • DNP
    • DPRM
    • DrPH
    • DSW

To participate, you must register by October 1, 2021, by submitting your information at

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