Search Google Appliance

2013 Hooding Ceremony

2013 Hooding Ceremony

Friday June 14, 2013

11:00am - Noon

Peter Stott Center, PSU Campus

The College of Urban & Public Affairs will be holding its eleventh annual hooding ceremony for Master's and Ph.D. graduates Friday, June 14th at 11:00 a.m. It will take place at the Peter Stott Center. There will be a short program followed by a presentation of the graduates. Family and friends are encouraged to attend, and there is no limit on the number of guests per graduate. 

For information about the University's Commencement ceremony on June 16th, please visit:

College of Urban & Public Affairs Hooding Ceremony information

  • Students must be in regalia in order to participate in the Hooding Ceremony. You can purchase your cap and gown, announcements or other regalia at the PSU Bookstore. The bookstore’s website is: Caps and gowns will be available through June 14th, but availability of sizes decreases significantly the closer you get to Commencement.
  • Pricing for regalia (includes cap, gown, tassel, and hood)
    • Master: $82.95 (if you order early, $87.95 if ordered closer to Commencement)
    • Doctoral: $99.95
  • Tassel colors
    • MA, MS, MPA, MPA/HA, EMPA, MURP, MUS - Peacock Blue
    • MPH/HP, MPH/HMP - Salmon
    • All PhDs - Old Gold
  • Students will need to arrive at 10:00am to the Small Gymnasium in the Peter Stott Center on June 14th to change into regalia and line up by degree for the procession.  More detailed instructions will be sent out to students participating in the ceremony closer to June 14th.

In order to participate in the ceremony and be listed in the program, we need the information requested below.

The deadline for submitting this information is May 31st 2013.

Please fill out the form below and click on submit to register.

First name:

Last name:



Advisor/Committee Chair:

Telephone Number:

E-mail Address:

Comments/questions/name pronunciation:


Thank you!