Current Students

May 2014 Commencement

Regalia Information


All students who wish to participate in the Commencement ceremony must place a cap, gown, and tassel order (regalia). If you have not yet placed your order, please immediately place your order as outlined below. 

Regalia Distribution:
Regalia will be distributed on Thursday, April 24 from 12-7, and Friday, April 25 from 12-5 pm in the Gameroom.

Graduates who live more than 100 miles from campus may request their cap and gown be mailed to their home. After completing the Graduation Exit Process, forward the confirmation e-mail to Include your name, student ID and address. Requests should be submitted by April 15 to ensure adequate mailing time.

THERE IS NO ADDED COST TO ORDER REGALIA – All students are required to pay a graduation fee regardless as to whether they participate in the ceremony.  The cost of regalia is included in the fee.

Only students who have completed the Exit Process will be able to pick up their regalia.

Placing your Cap, Gown, and Tassel Order:
Place your cap and gown order by email to Write "Regalia Order" in the subject line. In the body of the email, list your name, ID number, gown size (height and size), weight, and degree (Bachelor's or Master's). A size chart is provided below for your convenience.
   *If you are having trouble locating your size, please include your height and weight in the email.

Jostens Size Chart (sizes are based on height and weight)

Weight Size
up to 159lbs
4'10"-5'0" Reg
4'10"-5'0" *1
220lbs and up
4'10"-5'0" *2
up to  179lbs
5'1"-5'3" Reg
5'1"-5'3" *1
240lbs and up
5'1"-5'3" *2
up to 199lbs
5'4"-5'6" Reg
5'4"-5'6" *1
265lbs and up
5'4"-5'6" *2
up to 229lbs
5'7"-5'9" Reg
5'7"-5'9" *1
295lbs and up
5'7"-5'9" *2
up to 259lbs
5'10"-6'0" Reg
5'10"-6'0" *1
330lbs and up   
5'10"-6'0" *2     
up to 284lbs
6'1"-6'3" Reg
355lbs and up
up to 309lbs 6'4"-6'6" Reg
310-384lbs 6'4"-6'6"
385lbs and up 6'4"-6'6"
up to 329lbs 6'7"-6'9" Reg
330-404lbs 6'7"-6'9"
405lbs and up 6'7"-6'9"
up to 349lbs 6'10"-7'0" Reg
350-429lbs 6'10"-7'0"
430lbs and up 6'10"-7'0"

Example Order:
For a student who is 5'5 and weighs 150lbs.
Order: 5'4 - 5'6; Size Regular

For a student who is 6'2 and weighs 295lbs.
Order: 6'1 - 6'3; Size *1

Master's Hoods
Each Graduate (Master's) student will receive a hood prior to the Commencement Ceremony during a special event determined by each academic school. Master's candidates will then wear their hood with their cap, gown and tassel to the commencement ceremony.

Click here for more information on the Hooding Ceremonies and hood colors.

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