UMSOD White Coat Ceremony

Honoring the DDS, Class of 2024 and BSDH, Class of 2023‌

The White Coat Ceremony represents the opportunity for students to articulate their commitment to their chosen profession of dentistry or dental hygiene. The ceremony formally symbolizes the transition to clinical patient care. Doctor of Dental Surgery and Dental Hygiene students participate in the White Coat Ceremony by taking the oath once they transition to clinic.‌ ‌

During this event, UMSOD students will be welcomed to the profession as clinical colleagues in training. The ceremony will include remarks from alumni and guest speakers. Members of the faculty and colleagues in organized dentistry will present students with their white coat. 

Friday, September 30, 2022, 5:00 p.m. Leadership Hall, MSTF           

For those unable to attend in person, please access the link below to livestream the ceremony.


Group of dental students wearing their white coats on the steps of the SOD

*Tickets Required To Attend*   
Ceremony schedule



4:30 p.m.

Leadership Hall opens to Guests
Enter through HSF I
685 W Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21201



5:00 p.m.

White Coat Ceremony Begins



Parking and Accommodations

For more information about parking, please visit the campus parking website. In addition, please find campus maps and a list of local hotels.

Please contact Helen Dagilis, or 410-706-0285.

Please note all plans are pending COVID restrictions.