Oath and Hooding Ceremony
Parking is free for this event and there are no tickets for admission.
DVM candidates must arrive by 5:00 pm. Please check in with Student Services staff upon arrival. Staff will be at a check-in table near the main ballroom.
Please bring or wear your gown, mortarboard and tassel. DVM candidates must wear regalia to walk in the processional. Tassel goes on the left side of your mortarboard and does not get moved during or after the ceremony. No decorated mortarboards for Oath and Hooding!
Be sure to secure your valuables with guests prior to the ceremony.
Doors will open for guest seating at approximately 5:30 pm. Guests may wait in the main lobby until seating begins.
Ceremony begins promptly at 6:00 pm with the Processional. Marshals will lead the processional: Platform party; Faculty in regalia; DVM candidates, PhD candidates and House Officers.
Handicapped accessible or Special seating: Please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org in advance if you require accessible seating for guests with mobility concerns. You should plan to arrive EARLY for the ceremony and check in with staff. You will be directed to an area where staff or student marshals will assist with special seating needs.