Dentistry White Coat Ceremony

Saturday, July 22 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Palace of Fine Arts Theater
3301 Lyon Street San Francisco, CA 94123

Please check back for more information as the date approaches.

*please note that each student will be able to purchase a limited amount of tickets (quantity TBD)

Honoring the DDS Class of 2019, IDS Class of 2019 and DH Class of 2018, the White Coat Ceremony symbolizes the beginning of our students' clinical experience and emphasizes their role as health care providers. The program will focus on professionalism in dentistry. Speakers from the dental school and medical community will emphasize the professional values of integrity, ethical behavior, respect for all patients and responsibility to the community. Students will be presented with personalized white coats, an alumni pin and certificate of recognition. White coats are generously provided by the Alumni Association.


  • Attire for students: Business
  • Attire for guests: Business casual
  • Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 10:00 a.m.


10:00 am: Doors open to registration and reception
10:30 am: Doors open to the theater
11:00 am: Ceremony begins


The Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway construction project affects several streets near the Palace of Fine Arts. We advise attendees to allow extra time to arrive and park at the venue. For more information about new recommended driving routes, parking and public transportation options, please visit

For more information, please contact Colleen Woo in the Office of Marketing and Communications at

Event Type

Special Event

Sponsoring Department

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry


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