Hooding Ceremonies

Commencement regalia must be worn to all hooding ceremonies and graduates must wear their hoods to Commencement.

Doctoral and Master's candidates will be hooded prior to Commencement during a special ceremony determined by each academic college/school. For Summer 2022 Hoodings, graduates will be contacted by their college/school with more information regarding their event.

Current Hooding Ceremony Information

College of Arts & Sciences

Biomedical Sciences Hooding Ceremony 

Date and Time: Thursday, July 7 at 7pm

Location: CBU Innovator’s Auditorium

For more information please contact: Allie Floyd at afloyd@calbaptist.edu or (951) 552-8988

Other Arts & Sciences Hoodings

Date and Time: TBD

Location: TBD

For more information please contact: Kim Bartholomew at nms@calbaptist.edu or (951) 552-8662

For more information please contact: Rosemary Welsh at rwelsh@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4590

For more information please contact: Rebecca Boyd at reboyd@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4363

 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: TBD

Location: TBD

For more information please contact: Debbie Jahant at djahant@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4287

 

College of Health Science

Department of Kinesiology & Public Health Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 16th, 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: College of Health Science Campus, A7

Speech Language Pathology Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 16th, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Location: College of Health Science Campus, A7

Physician Assistant Studies Hooding & Long White Coat Ceremony

Date and Time: Wednesday, August 17th, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Location: College of Health Science Campus, G122

For more information please contact: Brittany Davies at bdavies@calbaptist.edu or (951) 552-8727 

 

College of Nursing

College of Nursing Summer 2022 Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: August 16, 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Magnolia Baptist Church, 8351 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA, 92504

For more information please contact: Kerri Horton at khorton@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4700

 

School of Business

Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: Monday, August 15th, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, 6115 Arlington Ave. Riverside, CA 92504

For more information please contact: Mackenzie Rojer at marojer@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4504 

 

School of Education

Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: August 17, 2022, 10:00am- 12:00pm

Location: Harvest Christian Fellowship, 6115 Arlington Ave. Riverside, CA 92504

For more information please contact: Sara Guardado at sguardado@calbaptist.edu or (951) 343-4372

 

School of Music

School of Music Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Date and Time: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, at 8:00 AM

Location: Collinsworth School of Music, Hawkins Music Building, Room 101

For more information please contact: Dr. David Toledo at DToledo@calbaptist.edu or (951) 552-8993

  • Hood Colors

    The field of learning in which a degree is awarded is shown by the color on 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
    Applied Mathematics: Gold
    Architecture: Blue Violet
    Athletic Training: Sage Green
    Biomedical Sciences: Gold
    Business Administration: Drab
    Communication/Strategic Communication: Maroon
    Computer Science/Engineering: Orange
    Counseling Ministry: Gold
    Counseling Psychology: Gold
    Data Science and Knowledge Engineering: Orange
    Education (incl. Disability Studies): Light Blue
    Educational Leadership for Faith-Based Institutions: Light Blue
    Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Software): Orange
    English: White                                                                                                                          Healthcare Administration: Peacock
    Higher Education Leadership and Student Development: Light Blue
    Industrial-Organizational Psychology (CBSS): Gold
    Information Technology Management: Drab
    Kinesiology: Sage Green
    Leadership and Management Studies (SoB): Drab
    Leadership and Organizational Studies: Royal Blue
    Music: Pink
    Nursing/RN to BSN: Apricot
    Organizational Leadership: Royal Blue
    Physician Assistant Studies: Kelly Green
    Psychology (Clinical, Counseling, Forensic, Industrial-Org, Sport & Performance): Gold
    Public Administration: Peacock
    Public Health: Salmon
    Public Relations: Maroon
    School Counseling: Light Blue
    School Psychology: Light Blue
    Social Work: Citron
    Speech Language Pathology: Gold 
    Sport and Performance Psychology (CBSS): Gold
    Worship Arts: Pink

  • 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.