M.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony

The Hooding and Awards Ceremony for doctor of medicine candidates will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at a location to be determined later. 

Cap and gown orders

Students and faculty wear graduation attire to the Hooding Ceremony. Students need to order their graduation attire from the KU Bookstore by April 7, 2017. 

Announcement orders

To place orders to personalized graduation announcements, call 1-800-433-0296 or visit CB Graduation Announcements.

Professional photographs

Lifetouch is the official photographer of the event. To ensure samples are sent promptly, students may register their email addresses at the Lifetouch website. Several weeks after the ceremony, students and/or parents and relatives will be able to visit Lifetouch's website to purchase photos from the event.

Directions, Parking and Accommodations



The University of Kansas Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. Students are encouraged to participate in both the hooding and commencement ceremonies.

Last modified: Oct 25, 2016
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