Hooding 2021 Information Coming Soon

To participate in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, doctoral students must apply for graduation by March 1. No exceptions will be granted.

Applying for graduation by 1 March will ensure you get information about how to register for Hooding and complete necessary steps. To file your AFG (Application for Graduation), please follow these steps:

  • Log into Enroll and Pay
  • Click Graduation
  • Click KU Apply for Graduation and follow prompts


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