College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2024 Graduation Events


Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 25, 2024
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
MSU Kellogg Center

Hooding and Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, April 25, 2024
5:00 p.m.
MSU Breslin Center


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.   A maximum of two family members can hood a graduate.  If the graduate does not have an individual that matches the criteria listed previously, alternatively one full-time/paid COM Faculty, alumni, clinical faculty or mentor (with a terminal degree) can be asked or assigned to participate.