Graduate Hooding

Princeton University will hold a virtual Graduate Hooding ceremony to honor the extraordinary achievement of all students receiving advanced degrees on Friday, May 29, 2020, 4 p.m. ET. Many of the University’s academic departments, programs, institutes, centers, and student organizations also are hosting virtual celebrations to honor their graduates.

Virtual Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Graduate students who wish to participate in virtual Hooding must register using the unique username and password in their registration email. If you did not receive a registration email, contact

The ceremony will last approximately one hour. Participating graduates are encouraged to submit a photograph and words of gratitude that will be included in the ceremony.

Although regalia is not necessary to participate, students wishing to purchase regalia for future needs may contact


Chris Eisgruber

Christopher L. Eisgruber '83
Princeton University's 20th President

Sarah-Jane Leslie

Sarah-Jane Leslie Ph.D. *07
Dean of the Graduate School

Cole M. Crittenden

Cole M. Crittenden Ph.D. *05
Deputy Dean of the Graduate School