Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

Friday, December 16, 2016

10-11:30 a.m.
McCamish Pavilion

Graduates and their families are invited to celebrate our Ph.D. students. Tickets are not required to attend this event.

The Ph.D. Hooding ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate our Ph.D. students with their advisors as they graduate from Georgia Tech.

About the Ceremony

Ph.D. students will receive their doctoral hood and be hooded by their advisor or a college representative. Diplomas will be distributed at the main Institute ceremony that evening.

Ph.D. students are encouraged, but not required, to attend. Students who are unable to attend will receive their hood during line-up at the Institute ceremony that Friday evening.


An RSVP will be required for students to attend this event. Students will have the opportunity to RSVP when they submit their Commencement RSVP


Graduates are required to be in approved Georgia Tech regalia to participate. Families and guests are encouraged to follow our Commencement dress code and decorum guidelines. 


Guests should review our Commencement parking page for information on available lots and traffic alerts.

Parking & Transit Information