Doctoral Hooding & Reception


Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Doctoral Hooding & Reception

Thursday, May 16, 2024 • 5 p.m. EDT
Lisner Auditorium



Columbian College doctoral graduates, along with their families and friends, are invited to attend the in-person Doctoral Hooding Celebration on May 16 at Lisner Auditorium. Graduates will need to RSVP to attend the doctoral hooding ceremony and also register themselves and their guests in order to obtain tickets. There will be a reception in Kogan Plaza immediately following the Hooding Celebration at 6 p.m. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

All graduates are invited to attend the May 19 University-wide Commencement on the National Mall. 

We look forward to celebrating the class of 2024! Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #CCASOnward.


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Commencement Registration

Students wearing all dark blue graduation gowns and caps processing through the GW CCAS master's ceremony


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The CCAS Doctoral Hooding ceremony will be livestreamed in this space on Thursday, May 16.


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Hail Alma Mater
To thy spirit guiding,
Knowledge thy closest friend
In its strength abiding,
Pledge we fidelity
Ne'er its place resigning,
Hail thee George Washington!