For more information on parking, please visit https://commencement.usc.edu/guests/transportation/.
USC Dornsife’s Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony does not require tickets.
Duration of Ceremony
The ceremony will last approximately one and half (1.5) hours, but may be shorter or longer depending on the total number of candidates participating.
A reception for USC Dornsife Ph.D. candidatea and their guests will immediately follow the ceremony on the Allyson Felix Field.
Virtual programs will be available online and accessible via QR code on Commencement day. Guests will have the option to print from home, should they wish to have a paper copy after the event.
Strollers and Balloons
For the safety of our guests, strollers and balloons are not allowed in the venue seating area. All items must be checked in on-site on the Allyson Felix Field.
For more information about Disability Services at the USC Main Commencement Ceremony, click here.
For the in-person Dornsife ceremonies, should you or your guests require disability seating or services, please click here to submit a request. The deadline to submit a request is Friday, May 3, 2024.
Guests will be required to check-in.