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University of Houston - Victoria


Important Dates

  • March 19, 2014
    Josten's Representative
    Victoria College Bookstore
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • March 20, 2014
    Josten's Representative
    Victoria College Bookstore
    noon to 4 p.m.
  • March 20, 2014
    Josten's Representative
    Sugar Land George Building
    Room 109
    3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • May 10, 2014
    Faith Family Church
    2002 E. Mockingbird Lane
    Victoria, TX 77904

    9 a.m. - School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education and Human Development

    1 p.m. - School of Business Administration, School of Nursing

Master's Candidates

Please read the information below regarding your hood. You do not wear your hood into the ceremony.

You will carry your hood into the ceremony draped over your left forearm with the colors closest to your left wrist.

The button hook should be draped in front with the point hanging toward the floor.

You will continue to carry your hood until you reach the stage. As you step on the stage, you will hand the dean your hood in the following manner:

With your right hand, grasp the hood near the point and hand it to the dean. Turn and face the audience. The dean will place the hood over your head. Once you have been hooded, turn and shake the deans hand, then proceed to President Castille and shake his hand.

Your hood color is determined by the degree you will be receiving.
Blue hood for Master of Education
Drab hood for Master of Business Administration
White hood for Master of Arts
Gold hood for Master of Science
Apricot hood for Master of Science in Nursing