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Master's Hooding Ceremonies

Master's candidates will be hooded prior to the Commencement Ceremony during a special event determined by each academic school. Master's students will be contacted by their school with information regarding their event. Below is a list of scheduled hooding events. You may contact the school directly for more information. If you are unable to attend the hooding event, but still plan to participate in the Saturday Commencement Ceremony, you will be able to pick up your hood at graduation line-up.

College of Arts and Sciences
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: A.J. Staples Room
Contact: Rosemary Welsh - 951.343.4590 - rwelsh@calbaptist.edu

College of Health Sciences
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Innovators Auditorium 
Contact: Morgan Goodson - 951.343.4619 - healthscience@calbaptist.edu

Division of Online and Professional Studies
Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - Graduates should arrive no later than 6:15 pm
Location: Van Dyne Gym
Contact: Susan Warren - 951.343.3902 - swarren@calbaptist.edu

School of Behavioral Sciences
Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am 

Location: Van Dyne Gymnasium
Contact: Debbie Jahant - 951.343.4287 - djahant@calbaptist.edu

School of Business
Business Administration
Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Innovator's Auditorium 
Contact: Delores Washington - 951.343.4329 - dwashington@calbaptist.edu

School of Education
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
Location: Innovators Auditorium 
Contact: Denise Payne - 951.343.4268 - dpayne@calbaptist.edu

School of Education
Leadership and Organizational Studies
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
Location: Innovators Auditorium 
Contact: Denise Payne - 951.343.4268 - dpayne@calbaptist.edu

School of Music
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Hawkins School of Music Building, Room 138
Contact: Kellie Brown - 951.343.4720 - kbrown@calbaptist.edu 

School of Nursing
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Innovator's Auditorium
Contact: Beth-Jayne Lacuesta - 951.343.4417 - blacuesta@calbaptist.edu 

Master's Hood Colors

The field of learning in which a degree is awarded is shown by the color of the edging of the hood. The lining of the hood is the official color of the institution which awarded the degree. Following is a list of hood colors representing degrees awarded by CBU:

  • Accounting: Drab
  • Athletic Training: Sage Green
  • Business Administration: Drab
  • Communication: Cardinal
  • Counseling Psychology: Gold
  • Counseling Ministry: Gold
  • Disability Studies: Light Blue
  • Education: Light Blue
  • English: White
  • Forensic Psychology: Gold
  • Kinesiology: Sage Green
  • Leadership and Organizational Studies: Royal Blue 
  • Music: Pink
  • Nursing: Apricot
  • Organizational Leadership: Royal Blue
  • Public Administration: Peacock
  • Public Health: Salmon Pink
  • Public Relations: Cardinal

Not walking in the Commencement Ceremony?

For students who intend to participate in the hooding ceremony, you will need a cap, gown, and tassel, even if you are not going to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. If you have not ordered a cap and gown, please do so immediately by clicking here. ALL graduation candidates must complete the Exit Process, whether or not they plan to participate in the Commencement. Graduation candidates will not be given their regalia until the Exit Process is complete. Click here to be directed to the Exit Process.