College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2023 Graduation Events


Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 4
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
MSU Kellogg Center

Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 4
5:00 p.m.
MSU Breslin Student Events Center

More details to come.


Hooding and Commencement Ceremony Policies

Individuals participating in the hooding of graduates during the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Hooding and Commencement Ceremony (Spring Semester), must possess a terminal (doctoral) degree which can include, D.O., M.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., J.D., D.P.M., O.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D., etc.  Hooders may include: parent, spouse/fiancé, grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, cousin, in-law, alumni, or mentor.  A maximum of two individuals can hood a graduate.  If the graduate does not have an individual that matches the criteria listed previously, alternatively a MSUCOM faculty member (with a terminal degree) can be asked or assigned to participate.