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Faculty who have been invited by their doctoral candidate to act as hooder should proceed to the Ray Mears Room in the Arena. Hooding faculty should arrive in academic regalia no later than one hour prior to the start of the ceremony and find their doctoral student. Directional signs will be posted in numerous areas around the Arena prior to the start of the ceremony. After the stage party and non-hooding faculty have been seated, Hooding Faculty will process in with their doctoral candidate and be seated by college.
Faculty wishing to participate in the Graduate Hooding Ceremony but are not hooding a doctoral student should plan to arrive no later than one hour prior to the start time of the ceremony. Please arrive in academic regalia for this ceremony and proceed to Dressing Room #2, the room adjacent to the stage party room. Graduate School staff will be present to assist and position faculty in the academic processional. Non-hooding faculty will process in behind the stage party and be seated in front of the master's candidates.
Those who have been invited to participate as part of the stage should arrive no later than one hour prior to the start time and proceed to Dressing Room #3.