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Fall 2021 Graduate Hooding Ceremony RSVP

Please complete this RSVP before midnight on December 1.

Date and Location

4:30–6:30 p.m. (EST)
Thursday December 9, 2021
Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN

Graduates should arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. Remember to leave time for Thompson-Boling Arena security procedures, such as metal detectors and clear-bag check.

Confirmation of RSVP

After you complete the RSVP form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail at your UT email account. Please keep the e-mail. This will be your only confirmation!

If you do not receive an e-mail confirming your RSVP, please follow these steps:

  • Check your spam folder.
  • If the message was not delivered to your spam folder, contact the Graduate School at 865-974-2475.


If you asked the Registrar to keep your student records private, your name will not appear in the printed program. If you want to reverse your request, please contact Charlene Ingle, in the Registrar’s Office at 865-974-1501.


Prior to the Hooding Ceremony purchase your cap and gown from:

The University of Tennessee VolShop
Student Union