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Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Morning, start time TBA

At MIT, advanced degree candidates receive their Doctoral hoods in a separate ceremony held the day before Commencement.

Family, friends, and mentors of PhD and ScD candidates are well aware of the long journey to earning a Doctoral degree: the Investiture of Doctoral Hoods is a very happy occasion for all!

For more information, please click either Doctoral Candidates or Hooding Guests.

Watch the on-demand video of the June 2, 2016 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods

It was MIT’s honor to welcome Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MCP ’78 PhD ’81, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, as the guest speaker at the 2016 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods. Coverage at MIT News