Regalia Orders

Students
Order your cap, gown and tassel in advance online; go to the Alumni Association Grad Pack webpage. Online ordering for fall 2019 will be available September 3, 2019. Deadline to order will be October 28, 2019.

Faculty
Faculty orders are coordinated by each college office. Colleges or departments work directly with the supplier, Jostens, to place faculty orders. Contact: Clay Rogers: (970) 617-5970, clay.rogers@jostens.com. Deadline to order will be October 28, 2019.

Regalia Distribution (for both students and faculty)

  • All regalia distribution will take place at Grad Fest in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center on the following days:
    • Grad Fest; December 19 – 20, Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, December 21; regalia will be available for pick up 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center.
    • Photo ID is required for pick up. Bachelor’s rental includes cap, gown, and tassel. Masters/Doctorate rental includes cap, gown, hood and tassel. Regalia orders cannot be mailed. Graduates must return regalia after the ceremony. Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates keep the cap and tassel. Doctorate graduates keep the tassel. Option to buy additional regalia items at Grad Fest.

Regalia Returns

All returns are in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center all days of commencement; returns in Moby C-Wing (Intramural Gym) and the Lory Student Center Information Desk occur immediately following the commencement ceremonies in those locations.

Diploma Covers

Graduates will receive a complimentary diploma cover at Commencement. The actual diplomas will be mailed to graduates six to eight weeks after commencement. For those unable to attend the ceremony, diploma covers are available at the Registrar’s Office (at no charge) but if you prefer to have a cover mailed, simply submit a “Diploma Request Form” (found on the CSU Registrar’s Office website) to diplomaoffice@colostate.edu. Note that $5.00 per cover is required to cover the postal fee for U.S. addresses.

Clear bag policy for Moby Arena

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Graduation Announcements and Class Ring Sales

Representatives from CB Grad Announcements (announcements) and Josten’s (class rings) will be present this fall at the Lory Student Center Flea Market area (outside the University Bookstore) to take advanced, customized orders. After the fair, announcement orders may be placed at www.cbgrad.com or by calling 800-433-0296. Customized orders are returned within seven days of being ordered.

The Grad Fair itself, sponsored by the Bookstore, will be one day only –  from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Lory Student Center Flea Market. The date will announced soon.

Generic announcements (non-personalized announcements) may be purchased at the University Bookstore at any time.

Onsite Photography

GradImages will be the onsite photographer at most ceremonies (excluding ROTC Commissionings). You can review photos for purchase online the week after commencement at www.gradimages.com. Or, if you would like to receive an e-mail when your graduate’s photos are available, please visit http://www.gradimages.com/Preregistration.

Commencement Parking

Commencement and commissioning ceremonies are at two venues — Lory student Center and Moby Arena. Visit the Parking for Commencement and Commissionings webpage for more information.

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