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How-To Videos

Check out these great video tutorials on all things Commencement!

The videos below demonstrate how to appropriately dress in academic regalia, including: how to wear honors, academic distinction, and special distinction hoods; the processional for bachelor's and master's degree candidates; how to wear master's and doctoral hoods; the doctoral hooding process; how to wear your mortarboard; and placement of your tassel.

How to wear your mortar board or tam and tassel placement


Academic Distinction and Honors Hoods

Click the video below for information how to wear your red Honors Hood or your gold Academic Distinction Hood.



Master's and Doctoral Hoods

Click the video below for information on how to wear your master's or doctoral hood.



Processional - Bachelor's and Master's candidates


Doctoral Hooding Process

Watch the video below for information on the doctoral hooding process.