Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
UAB master's and doctoral students take part in two ceremonies: The Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony, held at the Alys Stephens Center, is the commencement ceremony for doctoral candidates receiving PhD, DrPH, DSc, and EdD degrees. The Commencement Ceremony, held at Bartow Arena, is for master’s and EdS graduates. August graduates may attend the December commencement. The December Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 14 at 12:00 p.m.
If you are a doctoral candidate who graduated in August 2013 or will be graduating in December 2013, you must fill out the commencement form no later than December 2 located at http://www.uab.edu/graduate/doctoral-hooding-and-commencement-ceremony in order to participate in this ceremony.
The Commencement Ceremonies for master's, EdS and bachelor’s students will be held in Bartow Arena at 9:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., according to the graduate’s school, on Saturday, December 14. All master's and EdS graduates who would like to attend commencement will find graduation information online at http://www.uab.edu/commencement/
Welcome to the UAB Graduate School
We offer doctoral programs in 37 areas, post-masters education specialist programs in 8 areas, and master’s level programs in 50 areas, spanning across the disciplines.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham ranks among the top 20 institutions receiving federal research funding. With more than $433 million dollars in funding, UAB is home to more than 100 research centers.
The UAB Graduate School seeks to nurture skills that transcend disciplinary boundaries, preparing graduate students to participate successfully in professional and academic arenas. With coordinated and interdisciplinary degree programs available, the UAB Graduate School offers students an opportunity to tailor their educational experience to their own career objective.