Regalia Orders

Order your cap, gown and tassel in advance online; go to the Alumni Association Grad Pack webpage. Deadline to order is March 28, 2018.

Faculty orders are coordinated by each college office. Colleges or departments work directly with the supplier, Jostens, to place faculty orders.

Regalia Distribution

Students and Faculty

  • All regalia distribution will take place at Grad Fest in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center on the following days:
    • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 9 – 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Friday, Saturday and Sunday; cap, gown, and tassel will be available for pick up 1-hour prior to each ceremony in the Smith Alumni Center.
  • Photo ID is required for pick up. Your rental includes cap, gown, and tassel. You must return your gown and hood, but you keep the cap and tassel. (Exception: Doctorate/PVM are required to return their Tam/Cap)

Clear bag policy for Moby Arena

clear bag policy

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Regalia Returns

All returns will be in the Moby C-wing, the Lory Student Center Information desk and the Smith Alumni Center immediately after the ceremony. Please note that there may be a charge for late returns.

Graduation Announcements and Class Ring Sales

Representatives from CB Grad Announcements (announcements) and Josten’s (class rings) will be present February 20 – 22, 2018  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 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 – February 21, 2018 – from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Lory Student Center Flea Market).

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 Or, if you would like to receive an e-mail when your graduate’s photos are available, please visit

Commencement Parking

Spring 2018 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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