Cap and Gown – Regalia


Online ordering for spring commencement regalia is now open. Order your cap and gown online at the Grad Pack webpage. The deadline to order is March 28, 2023.

  • Regalia will not be shipped. Graduates must pick up their cap, gown, and tassel. Hoods are for masters and doctorate only.
  • Cap, gown, hood, and tassel is not a rental; the package is kept by the graduate. No returns.

Regalia Pickup

All regalia distribution will take place at Grad Fest in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center on the following days:

  • Wednesday – Friday, May 10-12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14 regalia will be available for pick up prior to each Commencement ceremony line up, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center.
  • Photo ID is required for pick up.


The deadline to order faculty regalia is the same as for students: Tuesday, March 28. Faculty ordering and shipping are coordinated by each college office. Colleges or departments work directly with the supplier, Jostens, to place faculty orders. Contact Clay Rogers to place orders, (970) 617-5970,


Graduates will receive a complimentary diploma cover at the Commencement ceremony. The actual diploma(s) will be mailed to graduates six to eight weeks after the end of the semester. For those unable to attend the ceremony, diploma covers are available to pick up in person at the Registrar’s Office (at no charge). If you prefer to have a cover mailed, please visit the CSU Registrar’s Office website

Graduation Announcements and Class Ring Sales

Our partners are representatives from CB Grad Announcements (announcements) and Josten’s (class rings). Announcement orders may be placed at or by calling (800) 433-0296. Customized orders are returned within seven days of being ordered.

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

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