Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony - Thursday, May 12, 2016
Main Ceremony and Dornsife Satellite Ceremonies - Friday, May 13, 2016
Congratulations to our graduates and good luck this semester!
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USC Dornsife Seniors Commencement is approaching fast!
ARE YOU READY?!
The USC Dornsife Events Office would like to make sure that you are aware of the following:
Dornsife satellite ceremonies provide a reserved seating area for guests requiring a captionist, sign language interpreter or who are in a wheelchair. Due to space limitations, only one family member may join the disabled guest in the reserved seating area. Disability reservations are limited to guests in use of a wheelchair or walker and the hearing or visually impaired. By request, USC Dornsife will make arrangements for sign language interpreters and captionists.
- Instructions for submitting a disability request can be found at dornsife.usc.edu/disability-services/
- Requests for disability accommodations must be received by Friday, April 15, 2016
Students will be able to confirm their name and degree information for the Commencement Book on April 11 and 12 online at commencement.usc.edu.
Dornsife undergraduate students who are eligible to receive honors cords will be notified via email after April 18. For more information regarding eligibility for honor cords please visit https://dornsife.usc.edu/commencement-faqs/
Cap and Gown
Regalia is available April 28 through 11:00 a.m. on May 13 at the University Bookstore. Ordering, measurement and distribution of regalia will take place on the 3rd floor of the Bookstore.
- Bookstore hours and pricing can be found at https://www.uscbookstore.com/t8-caps_gowns.aspx
- Reminder! Regalia should be returned after your Satellite Ceremony on May 13th to the drop-off area outside of the bookstore.
All USC Dornsife departments hold a reception for graduates and their families. Please visit dornsife.usc.edu/department-receptions/ for reception locations and times.
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Information for USC Dornsife Graduating Seniors
May 13th is fast approaching!
Commencement offers all of us the opportunity to celebrate your experience at USC Dornsife. We would like to share a few resources designed to ensure that everyone in the USC Dornsife community is prepared for this exciting and important event.
Questions and Concerns
Make dornsife.usc.edu/commencement your first stop when you have a question regarding commencement. Information about Satellite Ceremonies and other details are available now!
For Your Family, Friends and Faculty
The website contains information that is useful for everyone attending Commencement festivities on May 13, 2016. Please share this resource with your family and friends.
Be sure to let your favorite professor(s) know that you are looking forward to seeing them at the USC Dornsife satellite ceremony!
(The sooner the better, faculty have to order their regalia early.)
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Information for USC Dornsife Ph.D. Candidates
The Ph.D. hooding ceremony on May 12th is fast approaching!
The Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony is the only USC Dornsife event exclusively for Ph.D. recipients. Ph.D. candidates who defended in December 2015 or who will defend in May or August 2016 are eligible to participate. In order to participate in the ceremony, candidates must register online.
Register at dornsife.usc.edu/phd-reservation-form in order to participate. Registration opens Monday, January 11, 2016 at noon (12:00 p.m.) and will close Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. No late requests will be accommodated.
Questions and Concerns
Make dornsife.usc.edu/phd-hooding-ceremony your first stop when you have a question regarding the hooding ceremony. Additional information regarding commencement can be found at dornsife.usc.edu/commencement.
Important Reservation Information
The event will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 on Cromwell Field from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Line-up begins at 9:00 a.m.