White Coat Ceremony

Each term, a White Coat Ceremony is held for first-term students in the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine to mark entry into the noble profession of medicine or veterinary medicine.

White Coat Ceremony
The Spring 2023 White Coat Ceremonies for the School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine will be held on Saturday 28th January, 2023 as detailed in the schedule below.
Guest Ticket Information
As seating is limited, we encourage family and friends to join in the celebration online livestream via sgu.edu/live however, all students who register to participate in the ceremony are guaranteed 2 (two) guest tickets (during the new student orientation week, all incoming students will be asked to fill out a registration form for the White Coat Ceremony). Please note that guests must be fully vaccinated (inclusive of booster if eligible).
Ticket collection will be available the day before the ceremony – Students are responsible for collecting their guest tickets and will be notified of the ticket collection date, time and location during their new student orientation White Coat Ceremony Briefing.
9:00am – School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony 1 (Blackwell, Curie, Fleming, Galen)
11:30am – School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony 2 (Hippocrates, McIndoe, Metrodora, Peabody)
2:00pm – School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony
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