Registration for the Hooding Ceremony Program

The Hooding Ceremony and reception for May 2024, August 2024, and December 2024 graduates will be Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 9:00 AM, at the Koger Center for the Arts (Map).

Please complete the form below and click the submit button at the end. This form must be submitted no later than March 1, 2024.

Upon submission, you will be redirected to a confirmation page. A confirmation will also be sent to your email address. If you do not receive a confirmation, there was an error in your submission. Please make sure you have entered information for all required fields.

If you submit your registration after the deadline date of March 1, 2024, we cannot guarantee that your name will be printed in the program. Students who sign up late are asked to call the Office of Graduate Student Services at 803-777-5031 to confirm that they have submitted a late registration.

* - Required Fields
Please use Mixed Case, not ALL CAPS, for all entries.

Your name will appear in the hooding program in the following order: first name, middle name or initial, and last name. If you check the "East Asian and African students" box your name will appear in the following order: Last (Family name), middle name or initial, and first name.
First Name: * Please give your full first name. Not your initial.
Middle Name or Maiden Name:
Last Name (Family Name) (include Jr.,etc): * If listing a suffix, include comma and period.
Phonetic Spelling:
Will our announcer have trouble prounouncing your name? If so, please write a phonetic spelling here.
East Asian and African students:   Check if you would like your name to appear with Family (Last) name first?
Telephone Number: * (###) ###-####
E-mail Address: *
Major: *
Degree: *
Advisor's Last Name: * COMD students with no specific advisor please type "N/A".
Graduation Date: * May 2024
August 2024
December 2024
Certificate Graduation Date: May 2024
August 2024
December 2024
Please select what type of final project you completed or None if your program did not include a final project.
Final Project: *

Project   Practicum   Internship  Residency  Clinical  Thesis  Dissertation  None
If you did a final project, please give us the title, so we can print it in the Hooding Ceremony program.
Project Title:
(Must list title if Final Project is Thesis or Dissertation.)

Please do not enter project titles in ALL CAPS.
Please enter your final project's location, if applicable. This is also for the printed program.
(Facility, City, State)
Do you plan to participate in the Hooding ceremony at the Koger Center? *
YES, I will be there!   NO, Just include my information in the printed program.
If you have any special needs for the Hooding Ceremony, please explain below::
Special Needs:
* Please proofread information carefully before submitting.


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